Full Meal Deal

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Butter on living toast,

you breakfast my morning

with breathless beauty,

food for thought and heart

.

to sate endless appetite

(heart hunger rarely needs

to loosen its belt); soul

growls, empty, and you,

.

in so temporary a skin,

exercise your right

to round my malnourished belly

with your dying gift.

.

Daylily blossoms only last for one day, as their name implies – yet how much their short-lived petals bless our world! What can YOU do today to feed someone’s spirit?

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15 comments on “Full Meal Deal

  1. Gallivanta says:

    Incredible isn’t it? All that beauty and glory for a brief day and then gone!

  2. RoSy says:

    “Daylily blossoms only last for one day, as their name implies…”
    Say what? I guess the name does say that. But – who knew? Not me.
    Can I NOT wear the dunce cap? 😉

  3. outstanding beauty !

  4. Caddo-Jael says:

    I showed up, how’s that? Ya know, I don’t think I could have daylilys in my yard–I picture myself getting anxious and depressed as the day slips away.

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