Light & Jewels

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‘Light and Jewels’

Catch the light

standing casually

on street corners,

like the bougainvillea

sparkly and juicy

in her fuchsia frock

and petaled skirts,

but delicate as paper.

Let the light hit you,

illumine you,

like a thousand warm, rare rubies


growing in the sun.

Art: Cecilia Rosslee.

Jessica Wilbert