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Pollen count

hayfever_planesTearful goodbyes
heavily disguised
in hay fevered eyes

cascading rain
trichomes down the drain
discards of the London plane

likewise we’ve come apart
grasp the clean start
fresh bleeding heart
©Laura Granby 2015

Does not bother me (yet) but others can follow @pollen_london

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playing with photography @ eljaygee whilst Tell Tale Therapy has a weakness for words

4 thoughts on “Pollen count

  1. Sorry about the allergies. I know they can be awful! Mine hit me about July, when the corn starts tasseling. And since I live in the U.S. corn belt, there’s no escaping it. Glad it doesn’t last year-round, like some sufferers. Your poetry and images are so creative! Take care, Laura.

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    1. not so much allergy as trichome detritus from London Planes being blown into eyes and nose on cold strong winds right now – need a deluge to wash it all away. Thank you Beth for your lovely words – I guess if your corn belt had more tree boundaries some of that pollen would be filtered – but then tree flowers can be a problem to some too 😥

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