Papery white petals
delicate, veined
violet centered:

my grandmother’s face,
her knowing eyes

Virginia Boudreau hails from a seaside community on the southwestern tip of Nova Scotia where she is employed as a Learning Disabilities Specialist with the local school board. Her poetry has appeared in a variety of North American literary publications, most recently Adanna, Soliloquies, The Voices Project, and the Cumberland River Review.