Realistic Flowers

Heather Christle (pronounced “crystal”) is the author of What Is Amazing (Wesleyan University Press, 2012), The Difficult Farm (...


At the dollar store I bought
a bouquet of fake flowers
and what could have been
but somehow (incredibly) wasn’t
It only cost $2 but still
that did not help
                               I planted
the flowers among actual flowers
b/c what else can you do
I was so happy I could have
torn your head apart


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