“Unrecumbent”

From every length
In spite of gravity
I myself am
Transformed.
Designed,
Step-by-step,
A preposterous verdue
Beneath coarser grass.
Conspicuous.
Unrecumbent.
Patient from broad, keen storms.
Cheerful.
From morn now creeps ivory.

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(c) 2011 Ana Maria Selvaggio