Chosen

December 21, 2010
By Knicole SILVER, Topeka, Kansas
Knicole SILVER, Topeka, Kansas
9 articles 8 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length. ~Robert Frost


A dieing flower's
petals wilt and fall
onto the counter.
Such is the fate
of every flower picked.

It droops,
singing its bittersweet tune,
counting the seconds.
With every petal lost,
death is closer.

She loves me...
she loves me not,
it whispers,
drinking, in vain, the water given
to substitute life giving roots.

No one though
of its fate when they
plucked it from the garden.
Chosen for its beauty,
only to die alone and forgotten.



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on Jan. 7 2012 at 3:18 am
StarCrossed SILVER, Holualoa, Hawaii
9 articles 1 photo 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Your virtue is my privledge. For you in my respect are all the world. Then how can it be said I am alone when all the world is here to look upon me?"

I have to say, I love this! keep up the good work


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