red flowers white buds

Splashed with red flowers

Kid’s water park
excited shrieks
wet selfies.

Splashed with red flowers.

little red flowers with white buds

Tita Mel, you have little red flowers on you’ cried 11 year old Jerry as we were leaving a kid’s waterpark yesterday. Underneath the steps of a shrieking watercoaster, a garden of red blossoms — their tiny buds carried to the furthest park perimeter, including my shoulders.

Written by Melinda J. Irvine

Melinda J. Irvine is a freelance writer, poet, and blogger — writing slick sales copy for clients from all over the world. And blogging poetry. In her spare time, Mel is busy building (and writing) a free online learning centre for the marginalised kids of Estancia, Philippines.


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