25 Pins in a packet women creators

phrase to image by C. Murray

Phrase:The bowed white orchid takes so long to open,
I am unsure if he is alive or dead.’
(notebook date: 05/02/2019)




bowed, the white orchid
encloses his white flame–

slow to unfold,
slowly, his enpetalling—

he waxes,
wanes — with 
moon’s white-lamp-globe

I do not know if he drinks–

phrase to image is © C. Murray from garden notes /light