Pollen

lollipop lilyYour words are pollen

Delicate and powerful

Clinging to my soul

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They remain on skin

Long after leaving your lips

Tattoo of friendship

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12 comments on “Pollen

  1. Debbie says:

    Amazing, Melody!

  2. Gallivanta says:

    Pollen is essential but I wish it wouldn’t stick to my nostrils so fiercely. Me and pollen (wattle) aren’t on good terms, at the moment. But your words are lovely. πŸ™‚

    • melodylowes says:

      Ha! I was interviewed for a local tv show about farmyards this week, and found that I was full of pollen after having them take several shots of me walking around among the flowers. This is the most gracious I could be about pollen! πŸ˜‰ The flip side of being stained, as it were. My days of sneezing and dripping are over, since eating gluten-free. My allergies dropped away, once I had taken care of the main culprit that made me so much more susceptible to the others. So I tend to forget those days. Until YOU bring them back full-force! Your poor nose…

  3. mmladyg says:

    Quite moved…then I read Gallivanta and was cajoled out of my reverie. Thanks for the smile, both of you.

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  5. inkonheart says:

    Ahhh, yes!

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