A Different Kind of Flower

Andrea Cannon
2 min readJan 22, 2023
Photo by corina ardeleanu on Unsplash — modified by the author

Do you ever feel like a stranger in this world?

I feel like a stranger always and in every situation.
I feel like a solitary weed standing in the middle of a field of beautiful, red poppies. I am ugly, different, and ruining the entire picture.

But maybe I am not a weed. Perhaps I am just a different kind of flower — the result of a random seed blown by the wind far…