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When Flowers Fall

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posted on Apr, 8 2018 @ 10:56 AM
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a reply to: ancientthunder
I didn't want to detract from your thread but your poem inspired me:

I applaud
Every flower
From the seed
To death.
For it is not the flower
That decides whether or not
It will bloom- no
That lies, entirely
Out of her power.
Yet look at some flowers
They lord their beauty
And proclaim themselves
Triumphant- as if it were they
Who had decided to bloom
Who had decided their dress.
It is not the bloomed I look to
It is not the well dressed
It is the ones who are struggling
The ones who know death-
It is these who know humility.
See them yearn, see them pray-
See them get no amswer, and turn away.
Little do they know-
In the realm of eternal life
It is they who will be dressed in splendor.




posted on Apr, 8 2018 @ 11:27 AM
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Very inspring also, heres to all the fallen ones who did their best.To our ancestors.a reply to: LucidWarrior


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posted on Apr, 8 2018 @ 10:27 PM
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a reply to: LucidWarrior

Blessed are the meek.
Respect for the one who stops to lend them a hand, and give them honor.



posted on Apr, 8 2018 @ 11:34 PM
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a reply to: ancientthunder

Yes, cheers.

Thanks for the inspiration, fellow poet

a reply to: Nothin

Muchos gracias, lol
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posted on Apr, 8 2018 @ 11:51 PM
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So beautiful and inspiring Lucid!




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