Weeds

Like a weed,

Prickly leaves, garish, yellow flower,

It sprouts in the most unlikely places, between grey concrete,

up out of the dark. 

Sometimes I tear it up because it does not belong.

But again it pops up, irrespective of conditions,

to be appreciated, to be accepted. 

Imperfect, but beautiful.

Happiness is like that, it finds a way.

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