The Otter and the Rose

by Mary E. Lowd

April 6, 2020


An otter and a rose,
Enjoy the sunset together—
Trading secrets,
Sharing dreams,
Whispering words,
That get carried away by the wind.


Under an arch of flowers,
A handsome otter
Tells you an important secret.

Only you know
What it is.

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From the book:  Some Words Burn Brightly: An Illuminated Collection of Poetry

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