Tulips in Thyme

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Tulips,
risque-ripe
purplicious
spring’s archetype
scent-delicious

towering hedgehog-tall
bow to the lowdown, small,

creeping thyme,
verdant-veiled
opulent-leaved
summer inhaled.
Winter bereaved.

Copyright 2017 Brenda Davis Harsham

Notes: Happy Earth Day! If you want to celebrate more, visit Michelle Kogan for a great Earth Day Acrostic applauding women in science, my thanks to the earth or my ode to our oceans.

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