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Poetry On Odyssey: Rising

Growth takes time, but in that time, you discover the overall meaning of the process.

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Poetry On Odyssey: Rising

Although sunflower seeds are planted beneath our knees,

you have to remember that things don't happen instantly.

Growth is a process.

A method.

A technique.

Life grows from the ground, up.

Even from the trees' branches that enhance the morning breeze,

the roots filled with life, sprouted first from the ground, up.


A sunflower.

Blooms naturally and effortlessly, without question or hesitation.


A sunflower.

What a happy flower.

Gentle.

Yellow, being so cute, and so mellow.

So bright, shining with much joy and delight.


A sunflower.

Smiling beneath the sun, rising and reaching high for the sky,

while dancing among the others swiftly, and freely.

They look to one another,

remembering how they grew together, amongst the other.

Starting from the ground, up.


A sunflower.

What a happy flower.

Seeing wonderful things that float their way,

during the beautiful and warm summer days.

Bees are their frequent visitors, and when they hover near, a sunflower whispers,

"keep going."

"Keep growing,

my sweet, little one."

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