Bio: Elizabeth Romero is a retired mental health counselor living in Somerville, Mass. She has, of late, been published exclusively in Vox Populi.
After I’m Dead
Let me appear to youIn the branches of a swaying treeOn a windy dayLate in the afternoonAfter many days of rainAgainst a sky smeared with gray. Let me appear to youAs a smooth white stoneYou might place on the soil of a house plantReal, eternalAnd easily overlooked.