Dash Black


A Flower By All Means


In the morning breezes
When the air almost freezes
Flowers blossom easily

Dew covered and wet
They come out of bed
Then the sun rises warming off the dew dry
Its time for the butterflies to fly

On goes the day but Alas!
The sun rises still
Growing ever hot like it will burst
Until overhead it settles ill

When Heaven lets the fireball obnoxiously low
Even the most beautiful flowers shrink
Thus a flower by all means falls
In the face of scorching heat!

Submitted: Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, August 21, 2013

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  • Gold Star - 16,812 Points Chinedu Dike (12/23/2014 6:10:00 AM)

    It's a lovely poem. I like the articulation and insight of the piece. It's a poem all and sundry can relate to, as it captured the scenario very well. Thanks for sharing and do keep it up. Please read my poem MANDELA - THE IMMORTAL ICON. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Princess Lilypad (8/31/2013 1:09:00 PM)

    You are a wonderful writer. Such great use of words, you are like a painter. your keyboard your canvas. excellent. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 2,525 Points Patricia Grantham (8/26/2013 8:53:00 AM)

    So lovely poem about flowers wilting under the
    scorching heat. Very observant of nature and its
    effects on plants. The sun has no mercy on those
    beautiful petals. Enjoyed. (Report) Reply

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