This Orchid and I

… we don’t know
Anything about each other.
Curving leaves
Hidden roots
One long dead
Stem.
How much
Attention
Does she need?

Day 25, A River of Stones

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Elizabeth Howard

Elizabeth writes literary non-fiction, haiku, cultural rants, and Demand Poetry in order to forward the cause of beautiful writing. She teaches and speaks about the rhetorical impact of beautiful writing. A recent transplant to Connecticut, she calls London, Kansas City, and Iowa home. 

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