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Gardenia Samplers

Gardenia Samplers

Timekeepers’ regal lineage,
Delicately embellished
Porcelain women;

Nimble Mademoiselles
Laboriously daisy stitch
Elaborate samplers.

Filigree,organza, linens,
Thin reeds around
Mauve gardenias;

Trailing inscriptions
Record history-
Nurtured love.

Selena Howard©February,22,2012

A Smash Words Challenge Poem:The author is given a set of letters chosen at random by a moderator.The goal is to write a poem based on those letters in the exact order in which they are given.

My letters for this poem were;


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