Charles Farrell   © 2010 All Rights Reserved

Salt Lick

Now whites and purples dapple the ground,
rhododendron the deer feasted on all winter reclaiming turf,
sending five lavender frills
to meet the rain,
proving resurrection can happen anywhere
in the yard,     in your life,             mine,
this year of licking wounds,                             of salted time.


Nell Stanton
Copyright © 2010  

Nell Stanton is a violinist, poet and organizational change consultant. She holds degrees from the University of Chicago and the Bennington Writing Seminars. Nellís work has been published or is forthcoming in New Millennium Writings, nibble, and DMQ Review. She was a finalist in the 2001 Arts & Letters poetry competition.

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