A Hundred Reasons

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I watched them in awe

As they stared back at me,

Hundreds of them

In different shades of pink

 

Some just about to bloom,

Some ready to fall

But what was their fate?

I began to think

 

Would they ever adorn

Hands dressed in white,

At a grand altar

As promises were made?

 

Or were they destined,

To lay on the ground

Embellishing the memories,

Of those that would never fade

 

Would they convey

What was yet unspoken,

The selfless passion

Of a stolen heart?

 

Or maybe celebrate

Another year,

Of aging gracefully

Making a new start

 

What was the path

That their lives would take?

Those hundred budding clusters

Enchanting and divine

 

They had no clue,

Yet continued to dazzle,

Knowing that they would someday serve their purpose

As they enjoyed the sunshine……

 

 

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