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The Passion of Beeing

  Within the cool shadows of the living wall Passion blooms in radiant enticing hues of scarlet, gold and violet too with silver tongues that sing the melody of seduction, reproduction and sweet repose such strains too sweet to be ignored by Nature’s laborers of fertility In droves they descend upon her bloom  her treasure freely exposed and eager for the taking The hungry feed voraciously humming quite loquaciously  to hypnotize her will to surrender She trembles ‘neath the feathery touch as deeply probed, extracting such- the gems of future generations “Share with me, and you shall see the fruits of our unbridled passion” Another and another come to worship at her knee her suitors taking turn as she sighs, “To be or not to bee” Alas there is no choice for her as Nature knows its way.  Her tender heart bursts inside out, fulfilling Passion’s play Alas, the contradiction as we give the benediction Some intruders may be welcome,  embraced and fed robustly while mankind must put up barb
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Why? #1Liner Wednesday

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