The Dowry

out in the yard
in view of the rose
who resides, like a verb
in a vice –
a dowry of dandelions
waits to wear wishes

Emalisa Rose is a poet, macrame artist and animal rescue volunteer. She lives by a beach town, which provides much of the inspiration for her art.  She works as a lunch lady in a NY public school. Her current passion is birding,which she hopes to weave into her art. 

See more of her work in 9.2 and 9.2

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