augury doggerel

Monday, July 15, 2002


The poppies are mostly gone from the slope near the bus stop, but two kinds of yellow flower are out, one with very small four-petaled bells of yellow bloom, the other more like a very long-stemmed dandelion with a burst of yellow firework (the force that through the green fuse) at the end. And on the stalks of the four-petaled flowers, like monkeys sleeping in trees, are clusters of little snails sleeping off the night.


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