I remember the pink leaves

Of an Eastern Redbud,

And the scratching sensation

Of ferns against my ankles,

But I like to forget

The insecurity

And neglect

I feel when I remember

They couldn’t see I was crying

Under the Eastern Redbud

Brian M. Wright grew up outside Lexington Kentucky, and currently studies professional writing as well as creative writing at Cedarville University. His favorite author is J.R.R. Tolkien. Before you ask -- no, he’s not descended from the Wright brothers who invented the airplane.  

 

EASTERN REDBUD

Brian M. Wright

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Poetry

August 2018

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