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against the rim and curl of leaves and ferns
Scarlet Forest with Ferns
2003 Marco Tovares
A Separate Order
Anne Fraser   

Soft padded feet of drizzling rain,
a rhythmic and insistent brotherhood
of mists across an ever reaching sky.
To join and slide against the
rim and curl of leaves and ferns,
to sweep the textured face
of spongy moss, spiced clover
and gray mulched leaves.
Small, once-potted things,
green leafed and budded,
open out to touch the separate order
held in rising tides, and in the
scent of apricot and scarlet.

2002 Anne Fraser
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