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poetry by j matthew waters

Watching a Petal


With exact timing the rain-soaked branchlet
released water-droplets; while below
a soft, geranium petal strained to reach
the four o’clock sun, its efforts deterred
by a consistent explosion of sorts.


originally penned circa nineteen ninety-two
audio recorded june two thousand fourteen
copyright j matthew waters
all rights reserved

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7 thoughts on “Watching a Petal

  1. I like this more multi-syllabic and compacted style. Do you have more writing similar to this?

  2. fabulous!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Love your writings…~

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