Foxglove Moments

Alan's haunting novel of the AIDS epidemic, As If Death Summoned, was released on World AIDS Day, December 1, 2020, and has won the Foreword INDIES LGBT Book of the Year Award. Watch the book trailer here. Read the reviews here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


There comes a brief moment each spring,
lasting little more than a week,

when the last of the flowering plums
overlap
with the first of the flowering cherries,

and this hillside becomes awash in pinks and whites.

A mystical conjunction and combining of blossoms.

Beauty in transit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[First posted: March 12, 2015]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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