April 26, 2010
By winnieblanche BRONZE, :), North Carolina
winnieblanche BRONZE, :), North Carolina
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Every once in a while
You'll find field of wild flowers
You could look for hours for the perfect one

The one that will grow from dust and be everything that it can be
The one that will grow and stick along with the other wild flowers
The one that will stand tall and strong
The one that will withstand drought grow more beautiful when watered
The one that will stay late in the season when other flowers have given up

Though sometimes you'll think you have found the perfect wildflower
You'll be wrong, and pick it and keep it
Eventually it will fade with its color and die
Then you will come to find that it wasn't the wildflower you were looking for
But when you do find the perfect wildflower, you'll know
And you won't pick it, but you'll leave it and let it grow
Then forever more that will be your perfect wildflower

The author's comments:
I wrote this after losing a friend. A few months after losing her, I became good friends with another girl. Realizing that you might thing you have found the perfect wildflower. You pick it and sooner or later it will fade away and die. But you will later find that the real perfect wild flower is the one you will leave in the ground and let grow.

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on May. 9 2010 at 12:54 pm
addicted2candy BRONZE, Little Rock, Arkansas
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I just want to say thank you. It was perfect that I read your poem at this time b/c i'm going through a similar situation. Thank you, it was beautiully written.

on May. 8 2010 at 1:10 pm
Quotes_on_Notebooks GOLD, Allentown, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"We all die. The goal is not to live forever, the goal is to create something that will." ~Chuck Palahniuk

this is really beautiful and really well written. i think you need some structure work but other than that the flow is great. the subject matter is really good as well, i think you're rather talented. please read some of my work if you get a chance!


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