“sunflowers” charcoal heads droop, their glowing halos weighted with the heft of so much cheer petals flame this dinner table hearth lightening the heart of this happy home sunshine yellow arms outstretch to embrace or supplicate, cut from their grassy beds, their tendrilled roots removed, replaced, stabilized instead by a shallow red glass its life-giving water dries up all too soon
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