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Pink Cherry

July 24, 2021
By Lydiaq ELITE, Somonauk, Illinois
Lydiaq ELITE, Somonauk, Illinois
129 articles 33 photos 956 comments

Favorite Quote:
Love, because you can’t love your way out of the lunatic asylum, but it makes it more fun to be a lunatic.

Cherry seeds plant in secret

Picnickers drop their cherry pits

Sweet pinky red luscious juice fruit

Opens to blue sky light.


You say a word

To nobody in particular

On a day

Leaving a wordseed in a person’s ear canal

Springing to life

And you’ll never know

A word is small

A word can fall

A word.

Turn down the avenue of the words,

Sweet words you’ve given me—

Turn straight down this avenue, turn left, baby,

You will find a tree in full bloom—

Cherry child

Pink cherries


The author's comments:

A poem about how words that you fear and even believe mean nothing may actually change somebody's life.

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This article has 2 comments.

Afra PLATINUM said...
on Nov. 17 2021 at 10:36 am
Afra PLATINUM, Kandy, Other
22 articles 0 photos 171 comments

Favorite Quote:
"You may shoot me with your words, you may cut me with your eyes, you may kill me with your hatefulness, but still, like air, I'll rise!"
-Maya Angelou-

This is what I have to say to all my wicked Papa's side relatives...The thing is, they simply don't exist...So, how to tell them...Only the good paternal relatives of mine are still living, others (the indecent savages from my Papa's side) are Dead...Dead ACCORDING TO ME!!!

Wow...I love the way how you talked about cherries...I hated cherries but after I read your poem, I really do feel to eat cherries...

on Jul. 27 2021 at 9:25 am
SparrowSun ELITE, X, Vermont
196 articles 22 photos 1038 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It Will Be Good." (complicated semi-spiritual emotional story.)

"Upon his bench the pieces lay
As if an artwork on display
Of gears and hands
And wire-thin bands
That glisten in dim candle play." -Janice T., Clockwork[love that poem, dont know why, im not steampunk]

very direct.

i want chrries now....