Lotus hearts & poppy heads,

Pennyroyal tea in pearl white beds.

Honeysuckle off the stem.

Roses & violets – all of them.

 

Cotton candy for dreams come true.

Lavender cake of the palest blue.

Saffron slivers mixed in with Mace.

Nutmeg oil – to blush the face.

 

Thyme to take the edge off the pain.

Ginger for the coldest rain.

Coffee, when all dreams are lost.

Sleep before the morning frost.

 

© The Secret Poetess, October 2017

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