Aphelion Issue 279, Volume 26
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Phyto Realism

by Teresa Ann Frazee

We the watchers of the elements
Arching over our intense reign
Loyal to the laws in force above
Seeping nourishment through the vein

Sun showers pour in our cup
Cradling the drink of the day
Branches hold our alignment
Into perfect balance we sway

Some release their primitive grasp
In the peace of the ripened season
We are all but pampered guests
Unfazed by reality's reason

© 2010 Teresa Ann Frazee

A visual artist for over twenty years, with juried and international exhibitions including solo shows in galleries, museums and other venues, receiving many awards and honors. Also, Teresa has been perusing her other love, writing. She is a published poet, including Skyline Magazine, Hudson Review, Poetry Shelter, The Horror Zine, Twice the Terror: The Horror Zine Anthology and Death Head Grin. Inside her world of make believe, she paints and writes what she knows to be true. Bound by the creative force, she leaves reality entirely up to you.

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