Sycamore Tease
Thomas Merton Brightman
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Sly Sycamore
Wonder of July
So full of surprise

As Snake
Leaves
Skin behind
Testimony to growth

Your artful bark
Infinite morphing castoff
Muse to Dali and Picasso
Sheds of dazzling array
Leaves me agape

You
Gift pleasurable pause
Transform
Before my eyes

You

Tease

Awe