Poems

Sean Wayman: ‘The Greenhouse at Lednice Chateau’

The Greenhouse at Lednice Chateau The greenhouse stands beside the buff chateau. Though long and straight, at either end it’s rounded. The plant life lends the glass an emerald glow, which hints at paradise, distinctly bounded. My interest caught by this antique intimation, I start to hanker for the deepest truth. Mysteries ripe for my investigation exist beyond the greenhouse ticket booth. A prayerful person might be moved to bow on looking upwards at the arch of light. I just can’t bring myself to disavow the lustrous metaphors its tiles invite. Inset between the ribbing of the vault, they bathe…

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