Treasure Island

Theodora (Theo) Onken

(Washington State)

Garden~


Today the blooms lean a little to the left of center- -
Weighted down by the rushing rains
Petals soft - yet flourishing with abundance;
The Garden - a masterpiece
Of violet, lemon yellow and scarlet red;
SO taken in by the heady fragrance and nectar
The hummingbirds appear to swoon...
Totally on fire by it's sheer beauty - my eyes linger
This sight - a most breath taking gift to the heart
For me - one unqualified gardener...
Ahhh, to nurture - nature - 'tis a grand state of affairs
Rewarding to we the novices
Who's seeds, did indeed, bear fruit - a miracle that
Only the Spring
Could ever bring;

April 15,2014

Submitted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Topic(s): Art

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Spring and the flowers it brings

Comments about this poem (Garden~ by Theodora (Theo) Onken )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe

New Poems

  1. No hide I bother when play begins, Pranab K. Chakraborty
  2. The shorter the stronger...., PARTHA SARATHI PAUL
  3. I'd like to meet your dragon, Dean Meredith
  4. Mera Rahnuma, Bano Ali
  5. Something about You, Dean Meredith
  6. Bubonic Terrorism, Gianni Pansensoy
  7. Shades of Ultraviolet Rays, Nalini Chaturvedi
  8. Heartbeat, Edgard Canales P
  9. TO MY BEST FRIEND, Hriata Sailo
  10. Inner Sights, RoseAnn V. Shawiak

Poem of the Day

poet Sara Teasdale

Only in sleep I see their faces,
Children I played with when I was a child,
Louise comes back with her brown hair braided,
Annie with ringlets warm and wild.

...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]