Lately

Lately

Every room I go to 

I meet 

plants who are starting to flower

These ones

Despite the cold

Despite the lack of moisture sometimes

Despite the drought

Still grow

Still flower

With only a touch of help

From someone else
Lately 

I am astonished 

by what I am capable of

I push on boundaries until I have none

I do things just for the hell of it

And somehow

Sometimes

I go past the limit of what I thought I was capable of
Lately

The flowering, budding plants 

and sit together

And we go

“Hey!”

“Wasn’t that cool?”

“I have no idea how that happened.”

And I tell the plant my secret–

How I don’t want to know too much

I want to keep it bright and exciting
Because each time a flower pops up 

or the scent lingers in the air

I am just happy to enjoy 

The sweet breeze as I come home in

The evening

Advertisements

Your thoughts?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s