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Deadheading

The flower, Once deadheaded, Springs into bloom once more. Are we so different From our petalled counterparts? Should we really hold dear The parts of life that need deadheading? Or would the courage To rid ourselves of malice, ill and … Continue reading

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Tulips

Standing tall and bright You fill the room with joy. Your petals full An exclamation of happy. I pray each day Will not be the one you droop And wilt, Leaking happy On the sideboard below, Mingled with dark pollen.

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Blossom

Pink petals falling, Teardrops drifting from the sky. Springtime is over.

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Last Week’s Flowers

Is there any sight more sad Than last week’s flowers? Faces turned downwards, Petals falling with the breeze Of someone rushing past, Their water slightly fetid.

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