The Flower

Alejandra FloresMarch 19, 2020
Artwork by Alejandra Flores

Flowers bloom
They’re equally as beautiful as the moon,
But this flower is weirdly delightful
Its petals are beautiful
It’s like a cartoon
It looks beautiful in the afternoon
It hustles when the wind is strong
It stays there all year long
A little after noon,
It turned white soon.

Alejandra Flores is an 11-year-old sixth grader who lives in the small city of Richmond, California. She is interested in reading graphic novels and fiction stories. Some of her favorite hobbies include singing and playing soccer.