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Color: Blue

“I am a wild flower,

Magnificent and tragic.

I overgrow the daisies

And grasses around me,

Beautiful in my own way.

But together with the lilies,

The tulips, and the daffodils,

I’ve also overgrown you.

I threw a shadow over your soul,

And without the light of the sun

How are you supposed to grow? ” (Selected p.83)

From The Colour of Kindness by Emma-Lidewij and is available through Amazon.  At eighteen I had not begun writing poetry. I came across this poem and share with my readers.

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