Yoshino Blossoms

Cherry blossoms at Mount Yoshino

Yoshino Blossoms
JCD Kerwin

I close my eyes
and find you there,
just as before,
on the mountain,
like I remember us:
hand-in-hand,
paying our respects, and
watching the petals
melt into rain puddles and
floating away,
just like our love.

(January, 2014)