Mourning Glory

April 21, 2017
By Savannah.W PLATINUM, Joliet, Montana
Savannah.W PLATINUM, Joliet, Montana
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Favorite Quote:
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.


Why do they kill the flowers
    whose dreams float above delicate skin petals
        Turning the scorching sun

into a sweet nectar blossom?

To satisfy the darkened green blades?

 

Maybe it’s in fear that what is different
     will disturb the ambiance of repetition
  distracting from expectation
or perhaps, the influence of what is beautiful

If morning glories painted themselves green
     blending. Careful not to disrupt.
Hiding in shadows. Careful not to distract.
But I guess even then, they would be sliced into mulch

But once, I saw a field.
     Where the flowers and grasses
            grew wild.
                  like a dancing Monet.
Before they came to rototill them too…



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on Apr. 26 2017 at 7:43 pm
WolfWhisperer0911 DIAMOND, Crosby, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"For I command you, be brave and steadfast! For the Lord your God will be with you whenever you go."
-Joshua 1:9

"Throw me to the wolves, and I'll return leading the pack."- Unknown

"Never moon a werewolf." -Mike Binder

@Savannah.W Amazing job! Very beautiful description in just a few stanzas!




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