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YELLOW WEDDING

 

 

Swathed in yellow, she glides to the altar,
attended by bridesmaids, also in yellow,
carrying bouquets of yellow flowers.

A blackbird sadly calls,
as if knowing this is the second time around,
wondering if this time, their love will last forever.

 

This poem appears in the fall/winter 2014-15 issue of Magnets and Ladders.