Poppies

As I sit quietly watching

I see them rise

like paper butterflies

gently now,  before my eyes

up from their sea of green

into your watercolour painting

each one carrying secret dreams

precious load destined

for those who choose freedom.

 

(Featured in http://thepoetrytree.wordpress.com/ – 2nd Edition – September 2011)

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