From Clean Canvas, published in 2018.

I feel an idea
a need
a certainty of
it will happen
so that I
to push my way up
to something
from where I am
I want to go
from here to there
I’ve been a root
a bulb
lived off stored-up starch
I’ve held back
been held back
did not know
Now I want to try
be daffodil
and bloom


4 thoughts on “Daffodil

  1. Every year I feel revived by daffodils and I reflect on what they have to do to keep appearing every year. It’s really quite a feat if you ask me.

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