Lupins

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Kingsbrae 22.2
22 June 2017

Lupins

To dwell here
is to build
cloud castles
or castles
in Spain.

High-ramparted,
the clouds,
sky-sheep
wind-driven
across a blue field.

Here,
no sound but the breeze
rippling the pond,
leaving soft footsteps
as its cat’s paw
bats at trailing branches.

Lupins,
in bank and ditch,
sway to the wind’s soft voice.
Toe-tapping, head tossing,
they play a jazz and blues concert
to a chorus of yellow bells.

 

2 thoughts on “Lupins

    • I love lupins, too. They are mainly blue and purply blue here, with an occasional red, yellow, or white … and I mean occasional! They grow wild i NB and are all over the place right now, thick as thieves and waving in the wind.

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