sleepy heads

lavender – photoart & poem – ©2018 Laura Granby

it goes to the head
a purple hued perfumery
not lascivious lilac or violets in the shade
but hot lavender trails for devoted bees
do they seem somewhat serene after supping ?
or is all this aromatherapy mythtaken?
a sort of lisping grasp of facts from fictioneers
surely it is just a dream of summer
pillowed in the grass
narconerverous – if ever such a word
could make this scent a somnolent

Joining FireBlossom in the Imaginary Garden for her prompt: Poetic Imagery

23 Comments on “sleepy heads

  1. Lavender is one of my favorite soothing scents. I can’t wait to run my fingers over a cluster of lavender blooms this summer.


  2. I love the scent of lavender. my house smells of lavender and lemon…surely it is just a dream of summer pillowed in the grass….wow.


  3. Well, I’m hooked on lavender so I believe your diagnosis.


  4. Yes please, Laura, I love that ‘purple hued perfumery’ and the ‘hot lavender trails for devoted bees’! I use lavender oil on my pillow to help me sleep.


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