Middle Aged


half of the petals
are open, but the rest,
have yet to bloom

Copyright 2019 Brenda Davis Harsham

Notes: Peonies don’t last long, and their weight drags them toward the earth, but the glory of their middle age is a sight to behold. We should feel the same about our lives, if we are lucky enough to reach feel the sun shining on us.

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