National Poetry Month: The “LL” Challenge: Nigella


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 Today’s word: NIGELLA

Definition:  an annual plant found in a traditional cottage garden. Part of the Ranunculaceae family.

Nigella damascena 'Miss Jekyll Alba'Nigella_damascena_seed_capsule1


flowers overtake
the cottage
her desire returns
collecting seed pods

Mary Lee’s word is desire today.

© 2015 Jone Rush MacCulloch all rights reserved

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3 Responses to National Poetry Month: The “LL” Challenge: Nigella

  1. Beautiful! Your poem is a seed pod worthy of collecting too. 🙂

  2. cvarsalona says:

    “Her” desire returns-how beautiful this word was woven into the fabric of the poem, Jone.

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