Treasure Island

Gayle Sweeney

(May 1955 / Massachusetts USA)

Tulips, Too


How lucky I was alone earlier at a sunny hour
To have gazed upon a splendid blue sky and tulip flowers!
The shining blooms had opened peacefully like a prayer book.
With purely painted petals the waking world - so wondrous, looked.
Sacred cups of bright sunrise orange, flame red and yellow glowed.
Some stored dreams for golden days in boundless summer tulips hold.

Submitted: Sunday, April 22, 2012
Edited: Monday, April 23, 2012

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