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Tree of Life

What Type of Plant Would I Be?

Photo by Toni Reed on Unsplash

If I were a rose
I’d open up and bloom
through clouds shaped like pillows
on my journey to the moon

Or an erect sunflower
seizing every star I find
playing hopscotch made of sunrays
then basking in your light



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Ann Marie Steele

Ann Marie Steele


I pen poetry about love and loss, what I observe and experience — I write about hope. My writing has been described as resiliently defiant.