Karla Linn Merrifield
Triptych: Hollyhock Profusion
In the Higher Elevations of Hope
picture me slumped, daydreaming in a red canvas chair
in a walled New Mexican garden, warm adobe
against violet shadows cast by ancient aspen,
but in the Taos sun beneath empyrean’s cerulean…
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