May28

Kylie Minogue
Red river, Father,
red river rising, Sister.
Watch as I ripen
into full bloom.
As a sylvan scarlett
sprig does when rich,
behold my napalm flowering,
branches luminous with
pealing flame, and,
in Summer, I thrive,
each petal chasing my Sky King,
yearning for his
tender tending, tilling,
pruning, paring and shaping
offering a route, a direction
for my spread to beyond horizons,
growing into duty,
growing into purity
and that red river is clear
and my pinking petals
spread into a heart
of colour all around.

Kylie Minogue, Australian-British singer, songwriter and actress, was born today in 1968.

Maya Angelou, American Poet, singer, memoirist and civil rights activist, died today in 2014.

Today marks Menstrual Hygiene Day.

One Comment Add yours

  1. eob2 says:

    Maya Angelou one of my favorite poets.
    🤨 I’ve never heard of the Hygiene Day, however the poem flows with it.

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