Almond Blossoms


I am tearing up

this dark canvas

of a world

where I’ve been thrown

to become a still life-

I pray for

a turquoise sky

for my sanctuary

for new life, rebirth,

for my almond blossom




Posted for my prompt ~ Almond Blossoms by Vincent Van Gogh: An Ekphrastic Poem @ Poets United Midweek Motif