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Previous Challenge Entry (Level 3 – Advanced)
Topic: Bloom (11/22/12)

TITLE: Blooming
By Benjamin Graber
11/29/12


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A flower dares derision
When she unfolds her heart;
The whiplash of an icy wind
May shred her hues apartó

And even if the sun shows favor
Providing a life of ease,
In spite of all her beauty
There are no guarantees

That anyone whoís walking by
Will even be aware
Of the beauty shining at their feet
And the glory that she shares!

íTis safer just to hide away
And stay off of the stage,
To build a wall around her heart
Like an eagle in a cageó

But birds arenít meant for cages,
An eagle needs to fly;
The destiny of every flower
Is to taste the open sky!

She may not spend the centuries
Embalmed inside a frame,
But her Father sees her beauty
And cherishes her nameó

No matter what the critics say,
No matter what her doom,
Her Father smiles, enchanted,
When his treasure dares to bloom.


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Margaret Kearley 11/29/12
I love this poem's message and the deeper meanings that it conveys. A faavourite verse -
But birds arenít meant for cages,
An eagle needs to fly;
The destiny of every flower
Is to taste the open sky!
Lovely writing.
Christina Banks 12/04/12
Lovely poem.
CD Swanson 12/04/12
Beautiful! God bless~
Bea Edwards 12/09/12
Beautifully written and profound insight-Well done!