Richard George

Rookie (June 1,1965 / Cheltenham, U.K.)

First Blossom - Poem by Richard George

It wasn't to be. You
knew, wiser at eighteen
than my ten years of beard-weed.

But you told me the way plants
moved was one of the wonders of science;
a gift from you, ever since,
light as the down
on your new petals.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 27, 2005

Poem Edited: Monday, November 19, 2007

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