Black Olives

(Elegy for Bridget)

 

..

In lieu of flowers
(which die and die and die again)
,
we bring you salty ebony orbs
in a proper crystal dish,
even though nobody likes them
……………………………….but you.

 

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NaPoWriMo, day 3

 

 

 

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5 Responses to Black Olives

  1. bless-ed sentiments! so sweet & salty. so personal. i love the in lieu of and the reason for…

  2. Vin says:

    Wow.. just wow

  3. Never thought to bring olives instead of flowers, but at least everyone can enjoy them! Really like this and very proper word choice, serious and comedic all at the same time.

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