poetry by j matthew waters

bleeding hearts

I grow bleeding hearts
in my garden
where there is no sun

they thrive in the shadows
where tears
are not seen but heard

june two thousand thirteen
copyright j matthew waters
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15 thoughts on “bleeding hearts

  1. Ahww….both powerful and moving…

  2. oh my goodness – I love this! filled with emotion – so much said in so few perfectly chosen words – wonderful, John! K

  3. Rhonda L. Brockmeyer on said:

    Oh. I saw this piece when you tweeted it. Loved it. Very nice.

  4. Absolutely beautiful.

    With regards,

  5. Sadly beautiful and brilliantly succinct — Leaving a lump in my throat…

  6. Genie on said:


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