Let the sunshine in

Color of lemon, mango, peach,These storybook villasStill dream behindShutters, their balconiesFine as hand-Made lace, or a leaf-and-flower pen-sketch.Tilting with the winds,On arrowy stems,Pineapple-barked,A green crescent of palmsSends up its forkedFirework of fronds.A quartz-clear dawnInch by bright inchGilds all our Avenue,And out of the blue drenchOf Angels' BayRises the round red watermelon sun.Sylvia Plath, Southern Sunrise … Continue reading Let the sunshine in