Lady Slippers

photo credit Sandi Mager, Unsplash

Lady slipper orchids shiver
Young new hybrids thrive upriver
Construction cranes steal full sun
Photosynthesis stops, stunned
Light no longer delivered
Blooms yearn for life, yet wither
Lady slipper orchids shiver
Young new hybrids thrive upriver

photo credit Jeffrey Hamilton, Unsplash

Written for Poetry Form: Octelle by dVerse

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  1. Ron. says:

    Octelleriffic!

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