Photograph‘Purple Oxalis Plant’ by Julia Geaney-Moore The Society June 26, 2017 Beauty, Culture, Poetry 2 Comments When dusk settles, the oxalis Stands taller and sweeter, As if to say that all of this Is just Nature’s theater, The butterfly-shaped purple leaves Are an actor’s costume, Which fans out in royal sheaves And is soaked in perfume. Julia Geaney-Moore is a Psychology and English major. She spends her time ghost writing for blogs, writing articles online, tutoring and conducting Psychology research. She has published a poem in the poetry anthology “Lost Highways and Hidden Living Rooms” and came in 3rd place for the Betty and Stanley Sultan Short Story Award in 2013. Related Post ‘United They Fall’ and Other Poetry by C.B. Ande... United They Fall Exhausted armies cling to noble trees along the margin of a meadow mown two weeks ago. It's fifty-five degrees, and summer's l... Tell the world:FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterestRedditLinkedInEmail 2 Responses David Hollywood June 26, 2017 Beautiful. I am touched instantly. Reply J. Simon Harris June 28, 2017 What a simple, beautiful poem. I especially like the subtleties of the meter. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.