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Bougainvillea

Some orange, purple and magenta...
Some crimson, yellow, red... 
Cascade walls in soft rainbow shades.
Fountain of colors flow rooftop to  balcony,
parapets and gates in gorgeous radiance.

An awestruck seduced bumblebee, 
in abundance of pink champagne, cried
"My god, you are so beautiful"....

The bougainvillea vine, a triplet cluster, 
unassuming small petals, dull, pale, white.
"With no fragrance in my poor heart within,
only a cosmetic trick of colorful bracts.
Leaves in disguise show off bright camouflage,
beacon butterflies, they come close to me.
Paper glamour withers, brittle, soft, thin,
 My beauty is deep, only up to skin !"
    


Dated 15th April,  2019
Craig Cornish 's Bougainvillea Contest

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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