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H. D. - Sea Poppies

Amber husk
fluted with gold,
fruit on the sand
marked with a rich grain,

spilled near the shrub-pines
to bleach on the boulders:

your stalk has caught root
among wet pebbles
and drift flung by the sea
and grated shells
and split conch-shells.

Beautiful, wide-spread,
fire upon leaf,
what meadow yields
so fragrant a leaf
as your bright leaf?

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Poet: H. D.
Poem: Sea Poppies

Comment 1 of 1, added on April 11th, 2006 at 11:38 AM.

ya this poem is pretty sweet

bob from New Zealand

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