Urban Physic Garden

 

Valerian



July 7th, 2011 · No Comments · Medicinal Plants Poetry Project

This openmouth molasses,
a tar trap for nightwise cats
crowding your coverlet,
leaning in to lap
the exhaled air that’s thick
with pungent hedgerow, black
as canal silt.
 
 
Rowyda Amin
(From Herbarium, a new poetry anthology. Launch and reading 22 July)

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