© 2019 Linda Lee Lyberg

Color bleeding from wilting roses
meeting their early demise
in the blistering bold sun
fading to black and fragile white
scattering their remains in flowery beds
like discarded robes of impassioned lovers

©2021 Linda Lee Lyberg

Linda Lee Lyberg is a wife, mother, artist, published poet and author. She resides in Mesa, AZ with her husband Pete (aka The Big Viking) of 23 years, and her dog, Ricky Bobby. Linda writes various forms of poetry, as well as short stories. 
You can read more of her works at: charmedchaos.com
and her Amazon Author Page

8 Comments on “Wilting

  1. Pingback: Wilting — Charmed Chaos – Poets’ Cafe

  2. Wilting petals connecting to discarded robes of impassioned lovers….a mental connection reminding me of the metaphysical poets read in my 11th/12th grades of school…

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