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Two Poems by Serena Tome

Cherokee Roses

I laid at your feet as you
Gathered my hair
Like straw

The winds spoke our names
Celestial flutes prophesied

We wore white smoke
From the pipes of my forefathers~Cherokee

Roses blessed our steps as we knelt like deer
Before crystal streams

Leaves’ wrinkled palms landed gently
Upon our heads as we bathed
In bursting flames of fireflies


i can smell your cologne

between the pages of your poetry

a mixture of flowers and wine

did you kiss each page before writing

did your breast pretend to be music
holding a
whole note

your hands must ache

longing to feel timeless


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