Peony, Young and Old

From young to old, fading…


When the peonies are young they are firm and vibrant.
So easy to fall in love with them.


When they get older, and begin to fade,
I love to watch the lessening of vitality.

I love the softness in color as the petals fade,
and sometimes it changes completely.

Why can’t I see that same beauty in myself as I am growing older?

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About dkatiepowellart

hollywood baby turned beach gurl turned steel&glass city gurl turned cowgurl turned herb gurl turned green city gurl. . . artist writer photographer. . . cat lover but misses our big dogs, gone to heaven. . . buddhist and interested in the study of spiritual traditions. . . foodie, organic, lover of all things mik, partner in conservation business mpfconservation, consummate blogger, making a dream happen, insomniac who is either reading buddhist teachings or not-so-bloody mysteries or autobio journal thangs early in the morning when i can't sleep
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2 Responses to Peony, Young and Old

  1. It’s there Katie…

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