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Flower Boy

April 18, 2018
By alriley BRONZE, Plainfield, New Jersey
alriley BRONZE, Plainfield, New Jersey
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The few days I’ve spent with you have reminded me how beautiful my smile is.

As you tuck my messy strands behind my ear I can’t help but remember that this isn’t forever.

November always ends.

The forest fire you set in my heart will eventually die out.

The butterflies in my stomach will eventually stop flapping their tired wings.

I can’t chase a runner.

When everything else is gone all that will be left is the memories of the flower boy that gave me chronic sunshine.

The author's comments:

I was inspired to write this poem after meeting a distant friend who became everything I was looking for.

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on Apr. 27 2018 at 4:01 pm
karisuna PLATINUM, Pinellas Park, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of them all." -The Emperor, Mulan

"Let go of anger, let go of pride, when you are bound by nothing, you go beyond sorrow." -Buddha

Love the poem! It flows nicely and has a lot of emotion!

on Apr. 26 2018 at 12:57 pm
olivialynn BRONZE, Linden, New Jersey
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i love you!!!! you're so talented!!!!!!

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