Traditional English Lavender-bottles – a new poem

Lavender bottles

Deft fingers pull the purple lavender

into neat bundles,

soft satin ribbons

wander through the stems

   tame unruly stalks.

He ties memories into a bow

hands them to me,

with a smile.

How come he could recall

every move his Grandmother’s hands

had made and finally the

the lavender bottle is complete.

Note ‘How to make an English lavender bottle – with Robin’ on youtube

      I run ‘pop and and write a poem’ at the Open Arts Cafe in Rottingdean on the first Wednesday morning of the month 10.30 to 12.30 open to everyone and free.

More  details please see the Open Arts Cafe website.

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