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This Flower of You

by Thomas K. Hunt

You sowed your seed a long time ago
The years have proven you knew how to grow
Your flower blooms year after year

But it's not planted in the ground
And there's no water to be found
It's nourished by the falling of my tears

The day you said goodbye
Was the day I learned to cry
Never imagining it would blossom for so long

Still deep within my weeds
A beautiful memory thrives and feeds
This flower of you is still so true and strong

08/02/1979

Posted on 07/09/2003
Copyright © 2020 Thomas K. Hunt

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Jeanne Marie Hoffman on 07/10/03 at 08:20 AM

I like the rhyme scheme you used a lot :)

Posted by Vimal Rony on 07/11/03 at 06:28 PM

WOW what a beautiful way of conveying the message poetically.Wonderful!

Posted by Charles J Hannan on 07/12/03 at 04:55 AM

Nicely done Thomas..A sadness I'm familiar with indeed.

Posted by Don Coffman on 08/26/03 at 09:46 AM

A sweet smelling flower, for sure. Beautiful job. :)

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