lotus promises for orange blossoms

this?

oh
this is only
my orange tree

I am bringing it
out
from the greenhouse

can you smell the citrus
rising
into the air?

I rose early
this morning
and glimpsed
summer
in the promise
made by a water lily

red
or white
or blue

when I see the flower
I know

the lotus
always
keeps her promises

~

Poem #533 from a series of poems drawn from the imagination and collected as: a Bachelard reverie.

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