Sometimes, all you seem to be able to focus on are the thistles:

cardo : thistlebumble bee on thistle

Sometimes, when you look close, it seems that every flower has a bug:

buttercup flower with fly

yellow wild flower and bug

hover fly

Sometimes the world just doesn’t look quite right and the path is blurry:

distorted view through damaged bus stop glass But thistles are a glorious colour and, bugs or no bugs, the flowers are still flowers. Perhaps if you look in the right direction, you’ll find there’s a corner of bright blue sky up ahead.

Author: don't confuse the narrator

Exploring the boundary between writer and narrator through first person poetry, prose and opinion

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