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    The Cactus – Poem

    The Cactus – Poem. The Cactus has secretsHow can it not?Flourishing in sunbaked desertsBlossoming in desiccate landsYielding succulent fruit while the rest wither in scorched bitterness.Green! Fresh! Alive!It begs to be tasted.In a wilderness of nothingness,Ever wondered how it survives?Forget the prickles and spikes.Those are to deter invaders.The unconscious wanderers.Protecting the source from those who touch it without enlightenment.However, approach it with the wisdom of sages and in time you will find out it’s secrets.Despite it’s color and appendages, there is really no difference between you and the cactus.Follow it’s spines with claritySearching to know and not devourAnd you will soon know its secret sourceWater!It’s that simple really, the secret…