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enya best

bloom

Print ISBN: 978-1-54390-521-2

eBook ISBN: 978-1-54390-522-9

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dedication


to the flowers in my garden:


my parents, Joanne and Keith, that planted my seed
and have supported me ever since i began to grow

table of contents

chapter one

wither

chapter two

wilt

chapter three

water

the day you stopped
watering me
i wilted and
forgot who i used to be

he left
and took
my heart
with him

when we grow old you said, you said
when
and i fixated on the word
when
we get there
when
we grow old
when
but i was halfway through saying the word
when
you left me for her

i took your hand when you asked me to
run through that field with you, i
took your hand without
thinking
blinking, i
was halfway through when i looked down to see the