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Cotton Flower

May 4, 2015
By Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do."
—Apple’s “Think Different” commercial, 1997
“Crazy people are considered mad by the rest of the society only because their intelligence isn't understood.”
― Weihui Zhou

Soaking each drop of

blood won't make the pain subside—

for now, that's all right.

The author's comments:

I've been trying to write a new piece to my "flora poems" collection. I was inspired by watching these Korean florists discussing how the cotton flower is one of the new "it" flowers. Cotton flowers have relatively thick bristles that if you're careful with will prick you hands, causing bleeding. “Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.” ? Bob Dylan

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