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Flamingo Dreams

William Saphier

A green and copper-backed frog
keeps me from seeing
brick-colored eucalyptus flowers
dancing on an apple-green sky;
large rose-hued cotton fists
with gold knuckles
chase a blushing sun
into a purple, lead sea:
I am hungry and he is cautious.

This poem is in the public domain.

This poem is in the public domain.

William Saphier