buttercup

buttercup

things are not what they seem; tangled roots and spirally stems, boast a bouquet of blossoms so harmless, they are scary. tread carefully, whispers the leaves, watchful and aimless, each blade of grass trembles at my mane of yellow petals and sweet- tasting rain. i am everlasting, i am forgotten in place of cheaper names, [...]

i wish

i wish

i wish you could see that i understand that there is more to life than pleasantries. you shy from me; i am a crackling fire, if you were to lean over, would you welcome my flames? im falling for you, but will you flee and leave?🌲