Queen Annes lace


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Queen′ Anne's′ lace′


n.
a plant, Daucus carota, the wild form of the carrot, having broad umbels of white flowers. Also called wild carrot.
[1890–95]
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Inspect any flower of Queen Annes lace and a tiny purple flower blooms among the other lacy white flowers.
I shake out the water from the plastic pool to ward off West Nile.Derr-Smith places detail next to detail, creating not so much a rhythm as an accumulation of layers and textures, where "Queen Annes lace and morning glories" seem like "pieces of lingerie caught on the barbed wire / fence." She places each detail in its own niche, as in the mosque, where "they framed the questions and the light / In niches, / the place of appearing, a lamp / Dangling above in unceasing desire" Her world is filled with desire, and with her son Owen, the scent of almond and diesel, oranges and broken glass.