Have you ripened yet?
Bequeathed garlands of confetti,
and promises to come?
The buds blooming have a hint of white,
reflecting the dance
of gratified desireβ€” volatile in nature
but enticing nonetheless.
Caught in the midst,
do we dare careen closer to the edge?





Photo credits: “Green trees under blue sky during daytime,” by Joey Kyber

Lillian hosts today at dVerse and the word is “Careen.”
Come join us! πŸ’

Posted for Quadrille: Closing in on the end of 2021 @dVerse Poets Pub