Friday, August 2, 2013

Gold





You waited this long,
this deep into summer,
to open your soft fingers.

Curved rays of gentle sun
welcome the hands
that will harvest
this golden treasure,
this small pleasure,

into an antique vase
to warm our days,
or bring
soothing comfort
to an old friend.

© 2013  Richard Havenga
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Black-eyed Susan - Rudbeckia hirta
 
Photo Location: Dad's Creek