Bri Edwards


Black-eyed Susans For You, Susie...... [friends; flowers for a woman; SHORT]


Paul and I are not sure if the flowers’ “eyes” are truly black or brown,
but, if we could, we’d use a bunch of them....to fashion you a gown.
Then no matter what month it was, or wherever you might be,
you and Paul could look at you, in your gorgeous gown, and happy you could be.

.....well, you could imagine it at least....with no bees buzzing!

Submitted: Sunday, July 07, 2013
Edited: Monday, July 08, 2013

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i have a good friend, Paul, who has a good friend, Susie. i sent them my A Mouse In My Stomach poem not long ago and Paul said he liked it better than Susie did. (it WOULD take a certain kind of person to appreciate it) SO i asked what kind of poem Susie would like and i was told a poem about black-eyed susans. that is the story. they both struggle with mental health issues.

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  • Gulsher John (7/7/2013 1:11:00 PM)

    The poet notes are more interesting and poetic than poem.....
    It seems your prefer prose-poetry (i'd call it)
    Good luck for Susan and Paul (Report) Reply

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