bushels of flowers
filling the second-floor room
where she lies dying


9 comments on “Flowers

  1. Nonnie says:

    this leaves me asking- are the flowers to help her on her journey?

  2. janicead says:

    Oh, this does leave me with such an empty feeling … Maybe thinking of all the flowers at my Mom’s funeral in Feb.

  3. Gillena Cox says:

    the sentiment of flowers is lovely in this instance

    much love…

  4. Oliana says:

    Ouch, too close to home for now but so beautifully penned…I can feel that hole in my heart

  5. Jen says:

    Powerfully captured, Mark —

  6. kaykuala h says:

    A send-off most dear all bright and perfumed! Nicely Mark!


  7. jazzytower says:

    Whoa! I know a couple of people who just associate flowers with a funeral. …it’s all about your experience I guess.

  8. Bastet says:

    Wow … now that is quite a powerful moving image …

  9. How sad this scene …. the flowers … at her bedside to guide her to Nirvana …. wonderful haiku notwithstanding the sad tone of it.

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