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The lilac crocus
Against the green
Stirs spring to life
Lilac and green
Reflecting a theme
Of hope and strength
Still to come
For those still born
In barren climes
Or sisters shot
Or buried to face
Not warming sun
But stone so sharp
It kills the life
Before it has formed?
But seed so strong
It springs to life
Not purple and green
But slashed with warmth
A summer fruit
By Jenny Robb
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