Mexican Limes

They first begin to flower in the green house,

typically, mid-December,

occasionally January .

The scent can only be described

as Powerful…

at times, I drag a small stool

inside the greenhouse, and sit with the blooms until

the potent scent drives me away. Late Summer,

the fruit ripens . I rub the skin

against my skin,

and the essence of lime dives deep inside

my brain.

Lime Tree, in full circle She comes.


© Nancilynn Saylor

Limes, from my tree.


Author: Nancilynn

Poetess, memoir writing, essays about life; these are the things I write about. I also love to cook, so you'll likely find a recipe or two in this blog. I am passionate about Nature and family, so from time to time I will share pictures-with or without poetry.

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