Cut Flowers

“You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming. – Pablo Neruda

Remove the trappings of something fundamental, and the world does not change.

Take the car and house and wealth away from a driven man and he will rebuild his empire anew, better than before.

Injure an athlete and they will inevitably return, for it is in their nature.

Try to stop a toddler from learning, from exploring and growing in mind and body.  It is what they do.

What needs to be will be, no matter what we try to do to stop it.  The river of time flows.