Swamp Flower

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
A poem for those that are looking for something.

Submitted: August 24, 2013

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Submitted: August 24, 2013



There is a swamp

Behind a house

That I visit

Once a week


I walk this bog

Searching for something

A rare and exquisite flower

That only a few have seen


I have glimpsed it a few times

Yet to have it vanish

In the blink of an eye

This, I know not why


This flower I've seen

Is priceless

Beautiful beyond belief

Yet only blooms once in a fortnight


A green stem

And yellow-green petals

Blooming all alone

As a lone wolf howls in the distance.

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