Sunflower People

 

 

i slept all day long today

because nothing seemed more stimulating to do.

the trees bend and purge

as the storm moves in and even still

my neighbor waters his lawn.

sunflowers strangely resemble people.

lightning flashes and misses,

as i sit on this porch and await my man.

i haven't cleaned the house today

and i don’t think i ever can again.

 

 

Rebecca Cristante is an Atlanta based visual artist, writer, and scholar who has spent much of her career replanting the deforests of her childhood. She is currently furthering her studies in Environmental Science at Georgia State University.

 

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