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When I Look Upon A Flower

Updated on March 21, 2013
Miraculous evidence?
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When I gaze upon a tree

I see a living, breathing thing

Not just a plant put here to give me oxygen


When I look at my life

I do not see it as a constant struggle to keep up with my neighbors and obtain the next material thing

I see it more as a striving for balance and to gain an understanding

And insight as to what my mission is here on this planet


When I look upon the stars

I see these beautiful bodies of light that were here long before me

And will still be there when I am gone


When I look upon a flower

I see a miracle

Evidence that something higher cared to create beauty right here on earth

And for me

For now

That is enough


- S.



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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 4 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      Flowers are miracles and I love the photo - also your poem.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

      This is very beautiful and i feel the same. Thank you...

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      Martin Kloess 4 years ago from San Francisco

      Thank you for this.

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      Rebecca Mealey 4 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      I love the daffodil photo!

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      Christopher Dapo and S. 4 years ago from Havelock, NC

      Thank you, Audrey, this one inspired me even more than usual. Thanks for checking it out. - S.

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      Audrey Howitt 4 years ago from California

      I really enjoyed the read and the message!