lollipop lilyYour words are pollen

Delicate and powerful

Clinging to my soul


They remain on skin

Long after leaving your lips

Tattoo of friendship




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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