What Flowers Speak

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Words are one of the ways I express myself. Writer’s block is a familiar foe, but I can usually push through it. Wine helps. But one thing leaves me speechless: the loss of a friend’s beloved fur companion. Words fail me; I’m helpless to console.

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All I can say is “I’m sorry. So very sorry.”

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And since I can’t find words, I will bring you flowers.

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Because flowers always find the light;

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they remind us that life unfolds in chapters;

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and they are proof that there is beauty even in passing, and in sorrow, too.

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These are for you. All of you.

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I am so very sorry for your loss.

“Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.” ~ Gerard de Nerval

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Ogee

I am a nascent gardener, rescuer, and photographer, chronicling the journey of the dogs at Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue and Sanctuary near Sacramento, CA - and the Memorial Garden we have devoted to them.

11 thoughts on “What Flowers Speak”

  1. I understand. Our relationship doesn’t require words and the loss is so much deeper than words can express

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