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.
What did he do with the passion?
Photo courtesy of Google Images: fhgardencenter.com/images/hanging/petunia.jpg