maria.

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Hi! I suddenly got the urge to write this so I did :)
Just a reminder that you're loved <3

Friendship is a plant

March 19, 2021

Friendship is a plant.

It has to be watered by the tears you cry as you comfort your friend,
It has to get the sun from the giggles and smiles while eating birthday cake,
It has to get it's nutrients from the secret conversations hastily whispered under blankets,
It has to have time...
Time to spread it's roots and grow,
Time to nestle in one of the compartments of your heart
And even after years - years of not seeing each other,
The plant remains, a hastily scribbled secret language hidden behind the bed where it used to live. 

Friendship is a plant, but it can have thorns. 
280 CHARACTERS?!? That's actually impossible. What's your experience been with friendships? I've certainly had my mix of plants...my friendship group at the moment is fairly small but I wouldn't change it for anything :)

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7 Comments
  • Avril

    Re: aw thanks so much that's really kind! That's honestly so cool that you have poetry collections in your room. I've been wanting to read some more poetry...do you have any suggestions??


    about 2 months ago
  • Avril

    Oh this is a lovely analogy!! I'll leave a review for you :)


    about 2 months ago
  • Ellington Stone

    Re: Thanks!! That means so much.


    about 2 months ago
  • Ava Marie

    Re: Thank you so much!! And, if it's not a word than it should be :)


    about 2 months ago
  • BriRiley

    Aww! This is such a cute piece! We should all take care of our friendship plants :D


    about 2 months ago
  • Ava Marie

    I agree with this 100%, it's so good, and the metaphor is brilliant!!


    about 2 months ago
  • useless :)

    this is so beautiful! it has such a nice tone, sort of nostalgic? idk, but i loved it.
    "The plant remains, a hastily scribbled secret language hidden behind the bed where it used to live."
    i especially love this line, and the ending is a great addition to the metaphor :)


    about 2 months ago