Treasure Island

Lisa Marie Mottert


Flowers in the Garden


Lifeless, thirsting for the raindrops of life
Wilting from pain and strife-
Teardrops flood, each root renewed
Petals blossom, noble with truth
Overpowering rows of shimmering hue

All the work to keep together
Life's unpredictable weather
Flowers swiftly whisper like a feather
Showering cheer, composition is better-
Writing joy in its open letter.

Submitted: Friday, January 10, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, January 14, 2014
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