Padmore Enyonam Agbemabiese

(1965 / Abor, Volta Region, Ghana)

Garden of Friendship


with nourishment and caring
flowers bloom in spring
from tiny seeds once planted
in the garden of our hearts

with love like rain and time like sunshine
they sprout and grow
but often times they wither
like in winter when nurturing is slow

with love so tender and care so passionate
the garden flourishes and the sweet scent of flowers
like joy is everywhere in the fields

treasured are the moments
when the flowers of friendship bloom
like flowers from seeds once sown
even in seasons of winter

Submitted: Sunday, September 09, 2007
Edited: Wednesday, April 06, 2011

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