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Author Name: Freebluefish 2 Comments
Date Added: December 04, 2012 20:12:09 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Type: Free Verse
Category: Inspirational Add To Favorites | Text Only
 
Flying Seeds

For in

this world

i shall

not use

the forlorn

as a noun.


For i have

been punished

going against

the cardboard

rules of speaking.


my throat

is small

my shadow

thin

for what

does it speak?

as i walk against it.

Passing singing

empty yards.

with blank eyes charmless…

for i have nothing.


even after winter

the grass will come back.

as i dig

into the dirt

where does

resilience end

as i string

the beads of memories.


i will

be like the dandelion

suddenly appearing

a jovial yellow

submerged into crowds

then disappearing

in swarm of white

flying seeds.  

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Comments:
Comment By: FreeRobin on December 5, 2012 06:06:35 PM Report
One of the best I have ever read, however, I am sure you will mind all sorts of Weed-Killers. I love dandelions  and it is a sad fact that many do not know it is an effective and no 1 diuretic in herbal medicine. 
Comment By: FreeFirestone Feinberg on December 5, 2012 10:22:14 AM Report
This is grand.  I absolutely LOVE the last stanza.  You are a real poet!  --David




 


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