the strength of a flower

she bends
she weeps
her stem is weak
she gives away
the last of her strength
she sighs
she exhales
she turns towards the sun
eyes closed
mind blank
she wilts from the heat
she’s parched
she’s content
she’s given up the fight

and then, suddenly
it begins to rain

© Copyright 2014 Melissa Leigh Clarke. All Rights Reserved.

About Melissa Leigh

I believe that every life is full of endless moments that help you, hurt your, change you, inspire you, and allow you to mold yourself into the best version of yourself that you can possibly be. Stories exist in all of us and need to be shared in order to grow.
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