I Am A Desert Flower

People Who Guard Their Emotions 9 People

    Desert Flower

    My sisters and I were orphans once.  We were put into the home by the state, due to abuse by our stepfather, who had a preference for his own children by our mother.  My eldest sister eloped with the farmhand as her way out.  My other sister remained behind, even...
    Connifer Connifer
    56-60, M
    8 Responses Oct 27, 2009

    Reminds Me Of A Favorite Song...

    "My life was like a desert flower, burning in the sun until I found the way to love was harder said than done..." -Eric Clapton, "Let it Rain" I do tend to keep my emotions guarded until I know people pretty well.
    Dragon56 Dragon56
    61-65, M
    Oct 28, 2009

    Writing In Progress--Flowers Of Thought Growing

    I shall keep adding to this piece until I "feel" it might be finished. It could be a while, but flowers bloom silently, yet brilliantly....a flash of color in the ether. Wearing memories like a worn cloak of time... Every thread a small, nearly forgotten echo of some childhood...
    Connifer Connifer
    56-60, M
    6 Responses Aug 9, 2012

    Doesn't Matter

    Doesn't Matter . It doesn't matter What time it is On an autumn Sunday, When every leaf falls And the coffee pot calls From the kitchen. . It doesn't matter What day it is When you walk thru rooms That remind you of Your past... Of a love that was Supposed to last...
    Connifer Connifer
    56-60, M
    4 Responses Jul 30, 2012
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