lilacs

lilac

memories
of memories
lilacs in bloom

ancient lilacs
cover the graves
Memorial Day

old lilacs in fog
promises of God
still holding true

knowing
they cannot stay
but will return
lilacs

Ellen Grace Olinger

“ancient lilacs” was published in SMILE, edited by Joyce M. Johnson; and Humoresque, edited by Jean Calkins.

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