Flowers

 

The inner flower

That grew in childhood

And bloomed in youth

Has withered and wilted

In the barren wasteland

Of adulthood

Petals fallen

From skeletal stem

To parched roots

And I am left

Dead only on the inside.

 

Emma H, age 26, 17/10/2017

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