lilac part I.

buds turned inward;
          this is
how
nature
          teaches
  that
we must
let go
last years buds
turned inward upon themselves
as memories
only a
lilac tree could hold these lessons
         with
such bold defiance
     blossoms
so near birth
       & last
        year’s buds just memories
we
must accept
in time
       we
      must