Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Peony


You've kept your
Secrets well hidden
For all this time,
And I admit to thinking
You'd never kiss and tell.
Two years I've waited
To see the color
Of your beauty—
If I've learned anything,
It's that growing takes time
And we only bloom
When we're ready


(April 2010 Poem-A-Day Challenge
Prompt #27: Hopeless or Hopeful)

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