blood flower


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Noun1.blood flower - tropical herb having orange-red flowers followed by pods suggesting a swallow with outspread wingsblood flower - tropical herb having orange-red flowers followed by pods suggesting a swallow with outspread wings; a weed throughout the tropics
milkweed, silkweed - any of numerous plants of the genus Asclepias having milky juice and pods that split open releasing seeds with downy tufts
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The author discusses many poems from Darwish's early works and later ones, including poems from his collections: [euro]uae[euro][euro]*ae [euro]*aa[euro]ae[euro][logical not]aeaa Olive Leaves (1964), [euro]u[euro]ac[euro]*[euro] [euro]*aa[euro][macron]aa Blood Flowers ( 1967) , [euro][degrees][euro]*aa[euro][umlaut] [euro][degrees][euro][acute accent][euro]*[euro] A State of Siege ( 2002) , [euro]u[euro]1/2[euro] [euro]*aaau[euro][euro]*[euro][sup.3][euro][umlaut] The Butterfly's Burden (2009), and aa[euro]* [euro]u[euro]ae[euro][macron] aaac[euro]ac [euro]*aaae[euro][acute accent]ae[euro][macron][euro][umlaut] [euro]uaa [euro][logical not]aa[euro][logical not]acae I Do not Want This Poem to End (2009).
"Blood Flowers" tells the story of missionary Sister Meg Carney as she finds herself with two different revolutions thrown at her during her time working throughout South America and the challenges of her life as a sister of the faith and more.