We

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Stunning as a late-blooming Dahlia

You gleamed, iridescent glory

Soft mist upon upturned petals

 

Beckoning, impossible to ignore

I could not, I did not

Together as one, we stayed

 

Untouchable in our world

Dark storms brooding, we rode

Unbridled, beyond time and pain

 

As all things, seasons will change

The early chill became the cold of dawn

At first, the slow wilt left unnoticed

 

The nights freeze pulling ever downward

As one becomes two once more

For now, we sleep, to dream of spring

 

 

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