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Little Cactus Flower

"Pretty LITTLE... :( "Cactus' flower after they become grown ups!" Her sweet fifth grade face is dour, peering at the plant she cups She asks me, at twelve, if she'll be pretty. "Little cactus flower," I say, "you'll be a sight to see!" She grows more lovely by the hour Teenage princess in her tower, sunlight floods the room for her pretty little cactus flower. Buds now bloom, where needles were Prom night, pausing on the stairs, she has no idea her power Fair as the corsage she wears, pretty little Cactus Flower...

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Date: 9/1/2020 11:04:00 PM
Lycia, your talent is unique. Clever concept, nice, easy to consume style. To tear jerk from this minimal a piece is a skill indeed.
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Date: 8/21/2020 11:25:00 AM
Congratulations on your win. Cactus flowers are so very pretty, just like your write. Enjoy your win and day................
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Date: 8/13/2020 2:43:00 PM
Wonderful. xomo
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Lycia Harding
Date: 8/14/2020 7:00:00 PM
Thank you, PT!
Date: 8/12/2020 11:43:00 AM
Cactus flowers can be stunning, especially those that bloom at night! Aloha! Rico
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Lycia Harding
Date: 8/14/2020 7:00:00 PM
Thank you Rico!