Lily with Japanese tea set

warm thought for a cold day:
though i have closed myself as fingers,
you open always petal by petal myself as Spring opens
(touching skilfully, mysteriously) her first lily

from "somewhere i have never travelled"
e e cummings (with "lily" in place of "rose")
posted for my mother, Lili Marleen
photo from my dining room table at home

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