She's Not a Snowflake

Updated on October 11, 2018

what is it you love
to be love or to love him
you gave it a chance
the only choice to go all in

you are not a snowflake
only a beating heart
a garden
wet hair, chilled bones
beautiful in any storm

underwater you swim
muted, quiet for dreams
under a stage in darkness
while the crowd screams

your roots so deep
enough to withstand life
that is your strength
aware of so many things
unsure what it means

a hang-over of sorrow
an empty heart, filled again
something beautiful misplaced
betrayed by a friend

how can i start the music
for you, something special
but i’m so weak
unworthy of your past
afraid to pierce your skin

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    • The Suburban Poet profile imageAUTHOR

      Mark Lecuona 

      23 months ago from Austin, Texas

      Thank you Shannon and Amy for your kind words!

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      Shannon Henry 

      23 months ago from Texas

      Very sweet, but also melancholy.

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      Amy DeMarco 

      23 months ago from Chicago

      This poem is beautiful.

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