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Evergreen: Poem about dating a younger person and the passion but also somehow tranquility of being submerged by it. (leipglo.com)

Poem: Evergreen

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A field of evergreen grass nearly
untouched by torches or
boots or explorers’ hands
cutting new swaths through,
planting new crops;

just a few tiny
earthen footpaths scar
this tranquil sheet – it
submerges me;

my breath is labored as
the soft long blades
cover my breasts
and tickle my mouth
and face;

they fill me with
cornflower fragrance,
inescapable as
the butterflies grazing
my cheeks.

Ana Beatriz Ribeiro

An aspiring social scientist and former newspaper reporter, an avid eater, a pseudo-philosopher and poet, an occasion-propelled singer, a semi-professional socializer, a movie addict, a Brazilian-American nomad. In this space, she will share some of her experiences and (mis)adventures regarding various topics, but with special attention to travel, entertainment and lifestyle.

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