January 11, 2014

The Boot by Heather M. Browne

The boot careless
Tramples the rose 
Tearing petals muddied                          

No longer beautiful
Not to be chosen
Waiting gardener sheers - trash 

The ground below
A hint of blush
A scent of sweet
Delighted in the boots thoughtfulness

Heather M. Browne is a faith-based psychotherapist and recently emerged poet, published in Page & Spine, Poetry Quarterly, The Poetry Bus, Stray Branch, Deep Water Literary Journal, Penman Review, and mad swirl.  She recently won first prize in the It Matters Christmas radio competition.  She has been married 20 years to her love, has 2 amazing teens, and can be found frolicking in the waves.

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