The Purple Blossom This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.

A purple flower
Sits on a white windowsill.
Lone, but beautiful.

A vibrant purple,
Upon a stunning green stalk
In a silver pot.

The burst of color
In the white hospital room
Brings joy to the girl.

She is alone.
Unable to play outside
On a sunny day.

A friend sent the bloom
One day, during a visit.
The one friend to come.

But when the friend left,
The flower stayed beautiful.
Lone, but beautiful.





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so_joy said...
Aug. 16, 2012 at 11:01 pm
Beautiful. I love the hidden metaphor :) Please read,rate,and comment on my poems! Thanks!
 
beautifulspirit This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 4, 2012 at 7:58 am
This is nice---how a flower can really brighten someone's life:)
 
qui133 said...
Oct. 1, 2010 at 8:16 pm
sad and inspiring.
 
CoLdEsTNiGhTs said...
Sept. 12, 2010 at 7:02 pm
this is a beautiful poem, it makes me see everything you describe. great job and keep writing!
 
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