No One Knows

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No one really knows the face

behind the garden gates, but

she smiles when the sun holds

her gaze. Eyes of ancient wonder

sing notes of blue upon the garden.

And when the leaves of fall crown her

gold, she holds it like it’s the last

she’ll ever know. Colors die,

cold creeps in, fades her into stone.

The flowers and sun betray her light.

She becomes invisible again.

25 thoughts on “No One Knows

  1. Aw! This was a fine piece, but I feel bad for the subject of the poem. Feeling invisible is a rotten feeling to have.

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