Poetry: Morning Glory Vine

Morning Glory Vine
–Ann Iverson

      One year
      as late as October
      it crawled its tangled
      up the cyclone fence
      the trellis archway
          the apple tree
    was eye
    to eye
      with us
          in our
second-story bedroom.
We talked about it often,
    our own flag of red apple and blue glory.
      For how could we have
      ignored the beauty
      which followed us
          that year
      married in July?

Cyn is Rick's wife, Katie's Mom, and Esther & Oliver's Mémé. She's also a professional geek, avid reader, fledgling coder, enthusiastic gamer (TTRPGs), occasional singer, and devoted stitcher.
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