I treasure the Sky Flower
That canvas the Earth with the Color of Laughter
Greeting Spring with Childhood Memories
And offering their Gold to the Honeybees
I swallow the Cotton Puff of Seeds
With my Saliva, like Rain, they Sprout within
Beneath the Sun I bask, their Roots entwined with my Ribs
As Flowers Blossom in my Lungs and out my Fingertips
I once listened to the Voices who claimed them to be Weeds
And Plucked them from my Gardens until I was Barren
Now I cultivate these Tiny Suns that smell of Stars
And exhale their Clouds with Hopeful Wishes
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Savannah Hernandez is a creative story writer, poet, and visual artist who graduated from Cal Poly Pomona University with a Bachelors in English Literature. Her themes often focus on healing, growth, and reflections on life.
Find more on Savannah’s website.