White Rose by Tom Pickard

you gave me a white rose
put the lamp on the stove
it caught fire
the I Ching said
thunder above the lake
lightning in Baker Street

switched on the cooker
and blew a fuse
blue flash
you see
the whole experience
is electric

From: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/49215/white-rose-56d22b159657b

Date: 2002

By: Tom Pickard (1946- )

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