At the Quaker Meeting

'At the Quaker Meeting' by Ingrid Andrew

'...startlingly white chrysanthemums' | Photo: Sarah Klockars-Clauser / flickr CC.

Contained by ivory walls, and an oval of wooden chairs, muted colours of the matt, flat cushions, high benches and this handsome, slatted wooden floor.

On the central table, just a thick, glass, rectangular vase of startlingly white

Again; in this quiet company of souls.

We drift in one by one.

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