Treasure Island

ANDREW BLAKEMORE

(01/01/1966 / BIRMINGHAM)

Daisy Chains


The little girls did laugh and play
Upon that hot and sunny day
Upon the grass the children lay
Making daisy chains.

The crowns of flowers they did wear
And woven through their golden hair
Such enjoyment they did share
Making daisy chains.

The little girls did play for hours
Weaving jewellery of flowers
Beneath the shade of leafy bowers
Making daisy chains.

Until the evening time did call
And shadows long began to fall
The children left the tree so tall
Breaking daisy chains.

Submitted: Wednesday, May 07, 2008

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  • ~ Jon London ~ (5/30/2008 4:04:00 PM)

    Andrew my friend,

    Children will love this beautiful tribute to youth poem....Many readers will try and put a melody to your fine expression.


    Great job '10'

    best wishes
    Jon (Report) Reply

  • Alison Cassidy (5/11/2008 9:21:00 PM)

    This one should be sung by the children you describe. It has the delightful playfulness of a nursery rhyme. Charming piece. love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ (Report) Reply

  • Ernestine Northover (5/9/2008 3:33:00 PM)

    Lovely flowing poem with a touch of sentimental thoughts of youth. Just delightful, just right.
    Love and hugs Ernestine XXX (Report) Reply

  • Duncan Wyllie (5/9/2008 1:27:00 PM)

    Something about this one that makes me want to cry, , ,
    Your words are like nectar

    Love duncan X (Report) Reply

  • Abha Sharma (5/8/2008 2:55:00 AM)

    the anti-climax is good breaking the refrain in the end....wonderful nature imagery as ever....
    **Abha** (Report) Reply

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