She sent him gifts from her blooming garden
to sweeten his pain in a life that hardened
plump plums and cherry blossoms
a rose from the bush
with a scent so awesome
sweet songs
her soul had harkened
but none could revive
his heart that has darkened.

LoveNotes ©Yakira Shimoni Fulks
Sep. 14, 2020 | OC California
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