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Lexington Poetry Month
article by
Chaiya Miller

a 40-year-old
s o u t h e r n
magnolia bloomin’
perfume all over
the third of June

8 responses to “knockout”

  1. Aaron Slatten says:

    like a nice gulp of tea!

  2. Gaby Bedetti says:

    I love the specificity of each short line and the “all over.” I’ve been admiring the size of those blooms. Your poem does them credit. Thanks!

    • Chaiya Miller says:

      I just saw your comment. Thank you. I also just learned how to leave comments, and I have enjoyed all your poems.

  3. mtpoet says:

    I think I passed that scent on my walk this morning…

  4. Douglas E. says:

    vivid and intoxicating.

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