Small Flowers

she will leave a small flower
tucked into the dirty barbed wire

it's the best way she knows to save the world.

this little poem by Mary Anne Radmacher 
this image on gender
the flight into Queenstown, Aotearoa
the endings women have given to this story
Kazuo Ishiguro on writing in a crash
the story possibilities
saying thanks
girls want pockets
country diary 1917
ninja cat
moments in the garden

illustration by edmund dulac


  1. loving the links...

    and love the image you made above: a small flower, tucked into barbed wire...that, if i am at all "successful" will be my life.

    (and on a more trivial note---yes, we do want pockets as described in the "girls want pockets" link!)



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