A Sweetness Has Entered

The privet, tipped

with lacy sprays

of tiny white blossoms,

drops petals like confetti

on the round table below.

I should sweep, but

halfway to fall,

I don’t want to let

the party end,

not yet,

not at all.

Published by

Mary Camille Thomas

Mary Camille Thomas is a native of Santa Cruz, California who considers herself lucky to have returned after living internationally and on the road. She is a librarian by profession, and her poetry has appeared in The Moving Force Journal, Porter Gulch Review, and Sisters Singing. She is currently working on a novel called What Lies Buried and a collection of poems of the spirit.

5 thoughts on “A Sweetness Has Entered”

  1. Lovely! “Listen to yourself and in that quietude you might hear the voice of God.”    –Maya Angelou


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s