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Planting Seeds
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Kelly Murphy Moreton


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I've planted a lot of seeds in my lifetime
Some take root
some wither

Some you wish for
some you simply forget

You can't predict the outcome
but you can plant the seed
and you can hope
and you can want

I've planted a lot of seeds in my lifetime
and still it amazes me
that one can never predict
which will grow and flourish



© by Kelly Murphy Moreton..
Used with the author’s permission.

 

 


Kelly Murphy Moreton says she has lived in many places, but Vermont is the first place she ever wanted to call home. She writes poetry as “a means of maintaining creative expression” in her life; growing flowers and cooking beautiful meals are other ways in which she explores creativity.

 

 

 


Post New Comment:
Anastasia:
Some you forget about, until they come back into your life as a wonderful surprise! Thank you for this poem!
Posted 08/17/2020 04:56 PM
CamilleBalla:
Yes, this poem is a seed. I just wrote about a significant person in my life who planted a seed for my writing. The word �seed� keeps showing up lately.
Posted 08/11/2020 01:33 PM
Lori Levy:
Great metaphor, as Jayne says in her introduction to this poem.
Posted 08/11/2020 12:10 AM
KevinArnold:
Yes, a poem that stays close to its roots.
Posted 08/10/2020 09:31 AM
Larry Schug:
Goes to show you don't ever know"-Robert Hunter. This poem is a seed. I can already feel it bursting open within. I can't wait to see what appears above ground.
Posted 08/10/2020 07:32 AM


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