plum jam

 

for now the
trees hang full sweet
with summer.
tomorrow or
tomorrow she leaves
as daughters must
and with her
summer too.
today we make plum jam,
filling the house
warm sticky
with the knowing of blossoms.
storing summer sweet
for when autumn quiet
blows cool.

 

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