poetry by j matthew waters

jericho dreaming

walls of flowering vines
climbing brick and mortar
stitch and sewing along the way

whatever bends or breaks
before and after winter
can surely be repaired or
worst case replaced

bracing for the worst
no longer fits the bill
not as long as circular life forces
unpredictably barrel along
nearby sea and then some

walls have long crumbled
though flowering vines remain
uplifted by an acceptance
to this day unexplained

august two thousand seventeen
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4 thoughts on “jericho dreaming

  1. denise0904 on said:

    flowers from seeds. thought provoking poem.

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