Foxglove Moments

Alan's haunting novel of the AIDS epidemic, As If Death Summoned, was released on World AIDS Day, December 1, 2020, and is a finalist for the Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards. 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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