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Dandelion Dream

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Dandelion Dream

-Dandelion Dream-

I stand close with a fistful of flowers
My tiny bouquet made of dandelion dreams 
They fade with one gush from the wind
I stand close with a fistful of flowers
Holding on tight to jagged leaves 
Sprinkles of sand fall over my needs
I stand close with a fistful of flowers
My tiny bouquet made of dandelion dreams 


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  1. Date: 3/29/2015 11:32:00 PM
    Hello, Thank you for the warm welcome into Poetry Soup. Your poem takes me back to my childhood but also keeps me in the present.

  1. Date: 3/29/2015 11:31:00 PM
    Hello, Thank you for the warm welcome into Poetry Soup. Your poem takes me back to my childhood but also keeps me in the present.

  1. Date: 3/8/2015 7:15:00 AM
    Hello my very lovely sis and friend, Skat! I don't remember if I've already read this before but I'm so honored and so grateful that I dropped by to read it this evening. This is an exquisitely beautiful poem my dearest friend! I love it sooo much! A fave. I've missed reading from you. Thank you so much for sharing! May I've also this chance to say thank you for your congratulatory comments on my poems. So Sorry for my very late expression of gratitude once again 'cz of my hectic sched. Hope you're doin well always. Pls. give my sweet regards to my dearest friend & poet sis, Linda. TYTYSM & a Blessed weekend to you! Many hugs! lovem4evr,Leonora

  1. Date: 2/16/2015 9:30:00 AM
    This piece is so beautiful in terms of imagery, flow, and depth of meaning. This is my kind of poetry that I enjoy reading and I hope to write like that one day! All the best, my dear poet! Pandita

  1. Date: 6/19/2014 2:35:00 AM
    nicely done SKAT ((( happy summer )))

  1. Date: 6/13/2014 6:08:00 PM
    Beautiful imagery; I love the dandelion--except when it overtakes my lawn. Thanks for your recent visit to my poem "Books."

  1. Date: 6/12/2014 11:31:00 AM
    Many dreams vanish into thin air...with one puff of wind; but others survive and flourish! Lovely write where imagery is a reality. // paul

  1. Date: 5/11/2014 10:21:00 PM
    A short write but so powerful. A mark of a finer sense of expression. Bravo and especially loved the line "Holding on tight to jagged leaves"

  1. Date: 5/10/2014 2:19:00 AM
    My newest poetry soup "FRIEND", this write is simply beautiful...a fistful of flowers....still going on in my head! Lovely :)

  1. Date: 5/1/2014 9:16:00 PM
    SKAT What a descriptive, imaginative and creative write. Full of feeling and so dreamlike. Thank you for the nice comment on my Colors poem.

  1. Date: 4/8/2014 1:32:00 AM
    Hi SKAT. I like this poem; the theme, the imagery. Nicely done. Thanks for your words, ;) Mel

  1. Date: 4/7/2014 6:21:00 PM
    Aw that is awesome. I loved reading this poem it was very real and description. I look forward to reading more of your words ;)

  1. Date: 3/21/2014 8:06:00 PM
    Beautiful. You know it's good poetry when you feel better inside, almost as if you had written it yourself. I felt that gush of wind.. Do write on dear poet. ~Teresa

  1. Date: 3/16/2014 10:06:00 PM
    Humble subject, great theme! A transformation is possible only with a skillful poet. SKAT you are that. My grandson makes dandelion bouquet during the summer for his "MOM", my daughter. Thanks SKAT for dreaming dandelion!

    Ward Avatar Julia Ward
    Date: 3/19/2015 1:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    To Henry - You may like to read my haiku called "Dandelions", and a kimo called "wayside flowers". Sincerely, Julia
  1. Date: 3/6/2014 10:34:00 AM
    I love the way you described those dreams as dandelions blown with the wind..Very beautifully described..Dreams go and others come..just like Spring flowers..Lovely.

  1. Date: 2/13/2014 11:24:00 AM
    Hi Skat, I think this poem has such expression and imagination...Thank you, for sharing...You have quite a gift and a way of sharing how you feel on the inside...I just want to thank you, for being the first to welcome me when I started here on Poetry Soup...It was an encouragement to me, Skat :~) A friend, Cinda

  1. Date: 2/12/2014 12:27:00 AM
    I really enjoyed, "Dandelion Dreams".

  1. Date: 2/4/2014 2:14:00 PM
    Such beautiful imagery you create with words. Just marvelous! Thanks also for commenting on my poem #LegacyOfErrors

  1. Date: 1/31/2014 11:50:00 AM
    enjoyed very much I hope they grow into many sweet dreams

  1. Date: 1/28/2014 4:00:00 PM
    Lovely comparison of the fragility of dreams to that of a dandelion in the wind.