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The Homeless Flower

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The Homeless Flower

The pot is a homeless flower atop
the sill it's shanty town.

Without a place to put down roots
they weep without a sound.

Their tears of dew,
drip a strewn;
their cries of excess water.
The flower pot for all it's not
protests without a bother.

The pot is a homeless flower atop
the sill it's shanty town.

The dreams it's dreamt,
how trapped it's felt,
fore lack of solid ground.

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  1. Date: 8/29/2011 3:56:00 PM
    What more could I ask for today? It is a beautiful day the sun shining and birds singing. I am reading your poetry in which you share a little of yourself maybe without even realizing it you have written from your soul. Thank you for sharing your wonderful poetry with us Michael. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/29/2011 5:03:00 AM
    Great piece, love it. Not thought of flowers being homeless before! Best wishes Em :)

  1. Date: 8/28/2011 9:29:00 PM
    quite ineteresting one on the plight of the rootless flower, michael. I enjoyed.

  1. Date: 8/28/2011 9:18:00 PM
    Shanty.....I swannee....haven't heard this lingo lately. Interesting work!

  1. Date: 8/28/2011 8:47:00 PM
    Nicely written Michael. Vince