Honeysuckle and fairy gems,
Strewn along summer lanes.
Picking daisies to make chains,
I trampled down my darker days.
The light was yellow buttercups,
Smiling on my journey there.
Joy came easy, no need for
Sumptuous gifts. All was there.
About the Poet
Ursula O’Reilly lives in County Cavan, Ireland, and writes poetry and short stories. Her other interests include painting, drama, and reading. Ursula has had poems and fiction published online and in numerous magazines including: ‘Lothlorien Poetry Journal’, ‘Otherwise Engaged Literature and Arts Journal’ ‘Poetry Plus magazine’, ‘Woman’s Way magazine’, and by ‘Earlyworks Press’
For the first time in nearly five years, Vita Brevis is closed for submission. Read the full story here.