A Quiet Root

We comb through hundreds of literary magazines to bring you one stellar poem or flash fiction piece every weekday.

“Still Life with Bouquet, Golden Spade (out of frame)” by Ariana Benson

we the bolls survived the gin, we the clouds

in our own sky, the birds too. we be dandelion,

be red jasmine, be jazz. we flush

just once, like sweet four o’ clock in June, buds

Read in in Porter House Review

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