My Metaphoric Shape

June 10, 2012
By hopehealthhappiness BRONZE, Kendall, Florida
hopehealthhappiness BRONZE, Kendall, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
“Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.”
—Dalai Lama.
“The purpose of our lives is to be happy.”
—Dalai Lama.


I am a flower without petals,
with a smell that can’t be named.
My thorns abundant, skillful with their prick,
I am growing only to create more.
I find the water in the ground,
remove the soil of its nurturing components.
Invasive species, I am not needed,
in fact, I am like an infected extremity,
removal is entirely necessary.
I live in a humble nursery,
the other flowers wilt.


The author's comments:
I wrote this when I felt I was hurting my family and was just in a dark place. I no longer feel this way.

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