Treasure Island

Bernard Kennedy

(20 May 1956 / dublin)

Buttercup


Summer is brought
through this lemon zest
of colour-
reflected under the chin,
means, that you like
a flavour.
And in the meadows
of childhood,
and Laughter's happiness,
caught between
the embrace of trees,
at Glendalough,
we sit together.
Like buttercups
In the meadow of laughter,
A reflection upon my chin,
and smile and
laughter,
like a buttercup in
The summer meadow,
Your happiness,
reflects and refracts.

Submitted: Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Edited: Thursday, February 02, 2012

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