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It holds the spirit of Christmas

With its flowers, pink and white

A variegated beauty, dazzling

To warm our winter nights

Her leaves of emerald green

Snuggle up, from rooted stems

Together they decorate our holidays

And we smile, because of them

The poinsettia is a Christmas tradition

Brought here from Mexico

A tropical plant, with such elegance

Of sweetest nature, does bestow


Writing Prompt – Variegated Vessels – Day 13/31

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