The boy and the bindweed

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Walking out at lunchtime
I saw down at my feet
something from my boyhood
and a memory was piqued
Bindweed on the way to school
white flowers on the way
Picked and popped at passers’ by
on every summer’s day

They grew there in abundance
and though trajectory was short
we didn’t really mind as
they gave merriment and sport
And yes, I know that they will irritate
gardeners nowadays
But then, in all my innocence
they were fun in lots of ways

©Jemverse

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Khushboo Singh
    Jun 15, 2016 @ 05:56:25

    Soothing. 💮

    Liked by 1 person

    Reply

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