What Lingers

God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.

— James M. Barrie

Memories can attach 

to a cello note,

cling to walls,

reside in the folds

of a loved one’s clothes,

or embed into a flower’s

essence, time suspended

in a rose.

—C.L. Fisher, October 2021

Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and images are the work of C.L. Fisher and may not be copied, used, or distributed without permission.

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