am a bright green parrot hiding in the leaves.


cannot always see my brilliant colours.


am not tethered to a particular tree, leaf or twig.


do not shift according to your mood.


speak in swirls, but sometimes you only hear me squawk.


need not listen.


am no less lovely when your heart is closed.

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Julia Dean-Richards

Julia is a writer and performer living in the Shropshire hills. Her writing is a product and expression of the love she has found whilst journeying through the most difficult times of her life.

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