Delicate Detour

dahlia

 

I pause

mid-stride,

my to-do list caught

in your delicate detour,

fly to your whimsical web.

Task and master flounder,

round ruffled maze-twists;

forgetfulness steals soft

in lemon-drop swirls.

Weeds will wait.

Urgency evaporates

amidst petalled purity;

here is Now,

here is life alive,

painted to mimic sunshine,

so I pause.

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10 comments on “Delicate Detour

  1. Gallivanta says:

    Exquisite. I would pause too. In fact, I want to curl up in those petals and fall asleep.

  2. RoSy says:

    A nice detour I would say! 🙂

  3. Debbie says:

    I am so glad you paused and then wrote about it too! Wonderful, Melody!

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