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spleen (blood lily) :: sylvia legris

by on June 17, 2015

Complex amaryllis — two-faced,
multiflorus, wrath-spathed ball of
ire — grows flagrantly unfragrant.
Pulp-fiery the take-no-prisoners
Haemanthus. Bully! Bully!
Bully the bloodflower! (Blood-
thirsty suffice it to suffuse.)
Transfuse the lily-livered,
the raging un-aromatic, the
arrogant blood-rivering spleen.


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