Poetry on Odyssey: Love Is That Of A Flower
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Poetry on Odyssey: Love Is That Of A Flower

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Poetry on Odyssey: Love Is That Of A Flower

A flower does not simply grow once the seed is planted,

It requires sunlight, water, proper soil, this is true,

But no one seems to speak about what else it needs in order to thrive.

In no book written does it describe what it takes of the owner,

It takes dedication and care, it takes concern, it takes will.

No one seems to speak of the fact that sunlight, water, and proper soil are in control of a larger force.

Give a flower too much water, it dies.

Too little? It dies.

Give a flower too much sunlight, it dies.

Too little? It dies.

Give a flower bad soil, it cannot thrive.

A caretaker is required to make sure that a flower can grow,

Needed to fill in the holes that nature cannot fulfill.

A helpful hand to aid in the slow-growing process,

So one day, people can come to appreciate its true beauty.

The same goes for love.

Love is slow grown, it does not come immediately.

It needs to be tended to, watched and watered to make sure it flourishes.

There is no rulebook when it comes to love, because each love is different,

Almost like those of flowers.

All flowers grow at different paces, with different requirements, with different opportunities,

So why, why is love treated as if it can be rushed, as if it can be grown in an instant to the fullest of its abilities?

It cannot.

Love is like a flower, it grows, it thrives, but it can also die.

There is no use holding onto a flower that has died,

Nor is there use in holding onto a love that has died either.

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