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Palminervia leaf

We exchange blessing
grasping for air
as I breathe
intaking this smell of palminervia leaf
We eloped together as my nose touches yours
My mind puzzled
By its scent I think,
Simple matters in a palminervia leaf
Like simple life
Like oxygen in your lungs
like words spewed
as your breath
blows them words like the wind blows a palminervia leaf
flapping words through the bending of its leaf
then away it goes
from my hand to the ground
the exchange blessing still exists
as spewed words
are in the mist.

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I think your poem is metaphorical poem.
Your love for natural things cannot be underestimated.
I think you used an inanimate object 'flower' to buttress your emotional expression.
The wedding takes place in line 1-5 'We exchange blessing
grasping for air
as I breathe
intaking this smell of palminervia leaf
We eloped together as my nose touches yours...'
I think you are addressing another person in line 7 'By its scent I think,'
I like your poem. Good work!

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welcome to Neopoet! I hope your poetry finds a home here. if you have any questions about the site, or need help, just ask and I will try to help. if I can't, then I will find someone who can :) in this line: "blows (them) words like the wind blows a palminervia leaf" may I suggest that you use the word (those) instead of (them)? my favorite lines are:

We exchange blessing
grasping for air
as I breathe
(intaking) this smell of palminervia leaf (in taking)
We eloped together as my nose touches yours

I much enjoyed your poem. am looking forward to reading more of your poetry!
*hugs, Cat

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Welcome to neopoet. I love the comparison between the wedding and the palminervia leaf, the joining of the couple and the cycle of the leaf have a metaphoric meaning all wrapped into a gentle, loving blanket. Good read.

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