I remembered the name of the lilac tree
years after you told me.
I’m sorry I never retained plant names.
Only shades, and shapes.
Our whitewashed wall was once my favourite
but even that is fading.
© 2012, Nora Nadjarian
Nora Nadjarian is a poet and short story writer based in Nicosia, Cyprus – visit her at http://www.bettyboopinspired.blogspot.com.
Nominated for the 2012 Pushcart Prize