Power of a Rose

How is it that a rose knows
secrets buried deep –
that softness of hue,
hardiness of bearing,
can elicit such sentiment,
unleash nostalgic ache?

(Posted for Cee’s Flower of the Day. Image from my garden.)

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Permission to write, paint, and imagine are the gifts I gave myself when chronic illness hit - a fair exchange: being for doing. Relevance is an attitude. Humour essential.

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