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Night Thief


My petunias opened, cerise and purple

colors vibrant and rich

full of passion

But the caterpillar, that crawls at night,

chewing buds and petals until all that was left

were ruffle-edged holes

where color used to be,

is only white.

I wonder

What did he do with the passion?


Photo courtesy of Google Images: fhgardencenter.com/images/hanging/petunia.jpg



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