Photo by Gilberto Olimpio on

I am a tiny green bulb

I push my way up through the cold earth

Up, up, up

Air – finally

I sprout, growing

Toward the sun

Stretch, stretch, stretch

I swell, I ripen

Out comes my color

Small at first

Then bigger, bigger

Pop my petals

Shoot out


Published by Rita

I am a single mother, a Christian, a writer, an abuse survivor, a reader, and a friend. I've wanted to be a writer my entire life and now here I am!

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