CONTENTS

BLOOD ORANGES

ORCHIDS

WE DRINK GINGER TEA

STRAWBERRIES AND FIGS

SNOW WRITING

WHITE ON WHITE

NEW YEAR'S EVE

I AM YOUR BLOOD ORANGE

MOON ICE

POMEGRANATE

BURMA

HUNTING FOR TRILLIUMS

EXCAVATION

ECLIPSE

EGYPT

ORCHIDS ON THE WALL

HUMMINGBIRDS

ONCE I WAS A TWELVE YEAR OLD GIRL

A POEM FOR MARGARET

BIG RED APPLES

VIEW FROM THE FRUIT BOWL

WINTER PRINT

CATCHING SNOWFLAKES

HUMMINGBIRD

Acknowledgements

Friday Circle Home

Blood Orange

Poems by Amanda Charlotte Earl

MOON ICE

HUNTING FOR TRILLIUMS

i

I searched
dark woods
for you

silk petal curved
tightly

ii

spring clay
cradles
white flowers

tendrils push
through winter
earth

iii

fertile branches
hang
heavy with blossoms

iv

in April light
you shrivel
in shadow
 

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