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Poem: Almond Blossoms

Almond blossoms

Almond Blossoms

I have turned my words
into almond blossoms
and scattered them on your bed.
I’ve built my body
into a resting place for your head –
one that will hold true
when dark days come,
as they do.

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Wael Abdelgawad
March 21, 2015
Fresno, California