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I Hate Watching Flowers Die

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 30 People


     I love getting flowers. I just hate the inevitable wilting that will happen. I have a problem with throwing things away, especially if it means something to me. so i am stuck watch these once living vibrant flowers droop and die.  It reminds me of life how everything...
    Tacit Tacit
    22-25, F
    3 Responses May 2, 2008


    I love flowers.I love cut flowers too.I love the way they sit in a vase and their stems lean up against the walls of it.I love having a flower between my fingers to stare at while I'm walking.Flowers always still seem alive after they're picked or cut or pulled from their stems...
    AmayaEkio AmayaEkio
    18-21, F
    Aug 21, 2010

    Putting plants to bed

    for the winter, it's like saying goodbye to elderly friends. I don't know if I will see them again. Like old friends they pop up again and some disappear from sight. All tucked in in a makeshift sheltered bed, out of the wind.i miss their smiley faces.
    Tidedancer Tidedancer
    56-60, F
    Nov 29, 2015

    Very Much

    I dislike when their heads start to droop and they loose that vitality, as they surrender their lives.   And I inevitably try to save them in the run up, by removing the odd dead petal or leaf.  I try to cling on to them, cling on to the beauty that that had...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 19, 2008

    Its Horrible

    thats why i hate to bring cut flowers into a house i find it very sad to see them die or wilt away - i was always told that flowers last longer when you really love the person - i dont know if this is true but it sounds good
    Donalh Donalh
    22-25, M
    Sep 18, 2008
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