Wildflower

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IMG_20150424_085651477I want to be a wildflower,
growing in the shadows,
of jagged mountains.

Fragile, fleeting-beauty,
simplicity in being,
rebellious in the face monstrosity.

It is a difficult deed,
to open one’s petals,
before ominous giants.

Tiny and frail,
the memory of calamity,
ripe within its roots,
submerged in rocky soil.

It’s a gradual awakening,
eternal in its stubbornness,
in search of light within shadows.

Becoming in blooming:
Alive in defiant Grace.

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6 responses »

  1. Your word picture is more expressive, complete and enchanting that any “pic” that could be chosen in companionship. I read the pain and transformation, the frailty and the strength. No photograph could do it justice. ;o)

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