an old willow tree
awaiting a dance with her love.
He is a dragonfly swirling in the summer breeze
who dips to kiss her soft petals,
inhaling her scent
for their one
Mary A. Couch resides in Noblesville, Indiana, and works as an Admin Assistant for Taylored Systems, Inc. a local telecommunication company. She is the Premier Poet for the Indiana State Federation of Poetry Clubs, and she learned poetry from her mother and two grandmothers who were writers, artists and storytellers. She has been published in a variety of venues.