the woman's garden

1 May 2007

Do not

ask me

these questions you do

not understand


Besides so

they plunge

and grind

in the marrow


Why my flowers

did not bloom

last spring


Why there were


on the sidewalk



©Julie Bolitho.“the woman’s garden,” Poem. The Offbeat: Tell Me Everything. Michigan State University Press: Vol. 7 (Spring 2007), p. 3.













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