Flora

Flora
Bold, steady, strong
golden like the sunlight
imparter of knowledge of plants
sister

©2022 July Day

American cinquain

(In Roman mythology, Flora is the goddess of flowering plants, and also, the season of spring. I wrote this poem for my sister who inherited our mother’s love of “digging in the dirt.” Below is a watercolor of my sister that I painted quite a while back; the featured image is from Rawpixel.)