By Suzy George

My dear
Today as you are
your buds may not
yet be visible to the
casual passer-by
But inside you are
dressed top to toe
in beauty
and splendour
waiting to be unfurled
when the right light


This piece was shortlisted in the 2021 mindshare Awards, presented by mindshare, Writers SA, Access2Arts, and the Mental Health Coalition of South Australia. More info here

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