In a Field of Daisies

white daisy flower
After days of summer sun
and rain, her neighbor’s fallow
pasture fills with field daisies.

The bouquet that grows
in her hands is a gift
for the owner’s son;

he’s her age, without sight.
She practices aloud, words 
to describe a single flower.

Martha Christina

Martha Christina is a frequent contributor to Red Eft Review and Star 82 Review. Her work also appears in Tiny Seed's Pollinator Project.