Hello, and welcome! This is 15 Words or Less Poems, a low-pressure way to wake up your poetry brain (guidelines here), and I’m very glad you’re here.
I usually filter my photos because I like the way that makes them a little surreal and more open to interpretation. But this coloring was so startling, I’m just keeping it as is!
I thought these were all hydrangeas, but maybe not. I took this pic while walking Jack, so I couldn’t stop to examine it. Maybe that white flower is just a different kind of plant entirely. Anyway, this image makes me think of several things:
- when someone wears a lot of makeup, and her face is a totally different shade than her body
- a flower ghost
- the kid who’s always hanging out at his best friend’s house
And here’s my first draft. I’m not quite sure why, but I felt a little hostile toward that pristine white flower!
It’s your turn! Have fun and stick to 15 WORDS OR LESS! (Title doesn’t count toward word count.)