The Name

Courtesy of Nora Nadjarian

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

Nominated for the 2012 Pushcart Prize

4 thoughts on “The Name

  1. Debbie says:

    I love this . . .so much! :)

  2. Nora says:

    Thank you Debbie!

  3. Gabriele says:


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