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We Arent Seeds Forever

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We Arent Seeds Forever

We are first planted
Planted into the ground
As a seed we don’t know what to expect 
No one does 
We are just carefree
Rolling around in dirt

But then 
When days pass
We are sprouts
 
The new seeds
Enjoy the dirt
We wonder where those days went
When WE were the ones in the dirt 

We realize
We aren’t seeds forever
Pretty soon we will be
Those beautiful tulips, salmon...or lavender
We have the choice 
To be whatever color we want to be 

But when our first storm hits
When we’re struggling 
To be straight and perfect 
We will remember 
Being a seed 

When we are gasping for water 
Drying out
Wilting away 
Shriveling up
We will remember 
Being a seed

We realize
We are not seeds forever. 

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  1. Date: 2/12/2013 9:39:00 PM

    Welcome to the Soup! Loved the color imagery. Keep em' coming! m

  1. Date: 2/12/2013 1:36:00 PM

    nice. your name is eerily familiar to someone i once knew. but anyway,keep posting jewels. ;) -izzy