They told me this would happen.

An awesome throwback poem by Shel Silverstein.

Once I spoke the language of the flowers,
Once I understood each word the caterpillar said,
Once I smiled in secret at the gossip of the starlings,
And shared a conversation with the housefly in my bed.
Once I heard and answered all the questions of the crickets,
And joined the crying of each falling dying flake of snow,
Once I spoke the language of the flowers…

How did it go?
How did it go?

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~ by cptgibbs on July 12, 2010.

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