Skeleton queen

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As lilacs fade
their purple
crowns decay
& butterflies
dethroned —
all that remains
a skeleton queen
of royal green.

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About tyler4turtles

I am an avid photographer, poet, ecologist, bookworm, blogger, art enthusiast and runner who calls Montana home but lives in Oregon.
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10 Responses to Skeleton queen

  1. janettoms says:

    A beautiful image and such an appropriate verse. Thank you.

    • You’re welcome, my friend! It’s my pleasure 🙂 Thank you kindly, Janet! I’m glad you enjoyed my photo and poem. Have a lovely weekend!
      Cheers,
      Tyler 🙂

  2. Lynn Thaler says:

    Cool post, I really enjoyed it.

  3. Carrie Birde says:

    Wow — gorgeous, mysterious, magic! And I can still smell the lilacs’ fragrance… 🙂

    • Thank you kindly, my friend! I’m glad you enjoyed my photo and poem 🙂 These lilacs grow right outside my window and I am inspired by their elegant purple blooms and fragrant perfume on a daily basis. I hope you have a wonderful weekend, Carrie!
      Cheers,
      Tyler 🙂

  4. Love this! So timely… the lilacs are in full bloom right now in Michigan!

    • Jan Schaper says:

      it’s such a joy when a moment of poetry blends with our outer experiences!

      • Thank you kindly, my friend! Yes, I wholeheartedly agree!!! Poetry is the embodiment of my life. It drips like wet paint onto every moment and colors my world with rainbows. I hope you have a wonderful weekend, Jan!
        Cheers,
        Tyler 🙂

    • Thank you kindly, my friend! I’m glad you enjoyed my photo and poem 🙂 These lilacs grow right outside my window and inspire me with their lovely purple blooms and fragrant perfume. Have a wonderful weekend, Colton!
      Cheers,
      Tyler 🙂

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