santan flowers

santan flowers border all

around my household, like gargoyles

protecting a home, sharp red petals

acting as thorns for evil spirits.
 

santan flowers stringed in a crown,

like a veil upon my head,

falls down on grey asphalt,

like forgotten fallen swords.
 

santan flowers border all

around my household, like a lighthouse

leading me back home, small red petals

guiding my journey’s road.

 

This poem is about: 
Me
My family

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