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Details | Abecedarian | |

An Abecedarian for Spring Flowers

Apple blossoms in abundance; sweet aroma in the air.
Begonias burst with brilliance. Blue bells pop up everywhere.
Cherry blossoms cheer with pink; corn flowers cluster blue.
Dandelions dance with wind; Dutch Spring flowers (Daffodils) dance too.
Easter Lily, always early, blooms exquisite white.
Forget-me-nots, fresh-picked by tots, are a Mom’s delight.
Geraniums, garden-fresh, are growing graciously.
Hollyhocks I plucked when young my heart is blessed to see.
Irises with leaves like swords paint rainbows on the lawn.
Johnny-jump-ups have their purple yellow clothing on!
Kangaroo paws, so exotic - come to us sun-kissed.
Lilac bushes, lush with lovely flowers can’t be missed!
Marigold, like its friend the Sun, is glowing too.
Narcissus, so many types of it, now bloom anew.
Orchids of the warmer climes, one-of-a-kind are they!
Peonies, so pretty, and perky poppies are at play.
Queen-of-lace with gracious face, how elegant is she!
Ranunculus, a Buttercup, greets us radiantly.
Sweet pea, looking precious, up the trellis climbs
Tansies, yellow buttons, also love the temperate times.
Uva-Ursi, on long stems, in late spring's breeze will sway.
Violet’s vibrant color gives its name away!
Wax flowers help fill up bouquets on spring wedding days.
Xeranthemum, a sunflower, flaunts her sunny ways.
Yellow wood anemone starts flowering in May.
Zinnia comes later. For Zinnia and others, the sun just has to stay!


Written April 20, 2016 For the Contest of Shadow Hamilton. All flowers checked for growth in springtime. a Few exceptions with permission by Shadow. 

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2016

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The Fall of The Winter King

The Fall of The Winter King    

He had risen to power
fueled by a vicious and ruthless determination
to reclaim a lost throne.

His tactics had stunned the unsuspecting,
laid barren the fields,
blanketed the forest,
silenced the sounds of life itself.

A dictator, seeking no counsel,
accepting no offers of surrender,
driven by the desire to destroy
the kingdom that had usurped his throne.

Rumors spread of a daring bud – sprouting -
a tune hummed by the imprisoned trees
adrift on the whipping winds of war
in defiance of the heartless king.
A call to arms sounded
by the most gentle, the most delicate.

The first acts of open rebellion,
The resounding crack of the ice jamb
the aching roar of the river’s rage
surging over its banks
awakening those still held captive.

Slowly the insurrection took root
buds gathered in hidden clusters,
trees quietly bloomed
muffling the screeching gales,
offering safety to bands of rebels.
Flocks of warblers met -
feathered archers - hurling their
darting arrows against the glare
of a cold king’s horror.

Sweet grasses spread across
the brown, despoiled fields -
a verdant gauntlet tossed in the face of dread.
Flowers crept from thawing dungeons
waving their colors,
swarms of banished pollinators
followed the call to duty.

The ebb and flow of battle -
frosted retreats,
clandestine sunrise maneuvers.
The resurgence of heart,
the growing hope of warmth.

As memory of the chilled repression
faded preparation was made
to receive the beauty and bounty
of a new and peaceful King. 


John G. Lawless
1/11/2015

For SKAT’s Winter’s End – Poetry Contest

Copyright © John lawless | Year Posted 2015

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SPRING HAIKU

morning quiet time
in nature's warm bosom found
sun kissed flowers shine












12 March 2015
POEM OF THE DAY - 14 March 2015
TRADITONAL HAIKU- POETRY CONTEST : 6th Place
Sponsor: Debbie Guzzi





Copyright © KP Nunez | Year Posted 2015

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Flower Song

Oh, blossoms, waken! Here comes spring. Each flower, raise your pretty face. The sun and rain are here to bring you sustenance. Bring us your grace! Arise, dear Tulip, from your bed, and show to us your every hue - your purple, orange, pink and red. Come, Violet, and show your blue! Sweet Daffodil, come take your pose. Your sunny smile is needed here alongside precious fragrant Rose. White Lily, shine your Easter cheer! Now Kokopelli plays his tune. Arise, fair blooms; your time comes soon!l For the Flower Song Contest of Rick Parise

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2015

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SNOWDROPS HAIKU

sun shines through the clouds peeping through the thawing soil one single snowdrop Contest judged on 13th May - received N/A Submitted to second chance 2 sponsored by Eve Roper Traditional haiku 5/7/5 28th April 2016

Copyright © JAN ALLISON | Year Posted 2016

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Springtime On The Prairies

Nature poses, adorned in spring
colors, and majestic splendor.
For Her green gown is dappled with
purple pigments and puce pastels.

Tepid Chinooks, melt virgin snows,
that fill meandering rivers. 
And form long, lazy loops, that snake
across an emerald prairie.

A rising sun imbues its light,
with a sense of hope and magic.
And gilding the edge of darkness,
dawn heralds its resurrection.

A watermelon horizon,
marks the birth place of a new day.
And pink cotton candy clouds, float
above ribbons of vermilion.

Reminiscent of paradise,
wildflowers are in early bloom.
And atop gently swaying stalks,
they reach for an indigo sky.

Copyright © Emile Pinet | Year Posted 2015

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Beautiful Springtime -The Trolaan Style

~Beautiful Springtime~
(Trolaan)

Beautiful first spring day
Bountiful sun then may rain
Be happy spring comes after winter gray
Bright sunshine glows like golden grain

Enticing spring is here again at last
Enchanting sights of so much beauty and renewal
Every ray of sun illuminates everything so fast
Entire sky is now so blue like a precious jewel

Now new and wonderful changes after winter and snow
Nurturing beauty of spring is such a sight
Nosegays and roses buds see them all grow
Nice time to relax and enjoy the spring night

On and on my Master has created spring for us all
Orchids,roses,tulips and so many beautiful things to enjoy
Ocean and mountains during spring season stand tall
Outside there's a wonderful weather for all girls and boys.


Dorian Petersen Potter
aka ladydp2000
copyright@2012



April.17.2016


~Authors Notes:

The "Trolaan" is a poetry style created by Valerie Peterson Brown.



Copyright © Dorian Petersen Potter | Year Posted 2016

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The Birth of Spring - Constanza

April graces us with showers, 
As cold snows melt, their wintry scene
Is changed to many shades of green.

From tender shoots, soon, Spring flowers.
Apollo's face is golden fair...
The scent of spring is in the air.

As blossoms float down from bowers
When gusts of April breezes blow, 
They spread below like golden snow.

I delight and watch for hours, 
For truly at this time of year
I feel God's presence dwelling here.

Blessed and touched by divine powers.
The joy of springtime here on Earth
Is felt with every flower's birth.

April graces us with showers, 
From tender shoots, soon, Spring flowers.
As blossoms float down from bowers
I delight and watch for hours, 
Blessed and touched by divine powers. 


Copyright © Connie Marcum Wong | Year Posted 2014

Details | Pantoum | |

Petals With Butterfly Wings



Let the petals get wings of butterfly tell the withering rose to shed its sorrow see how beautifully under the spring sky petals will spread their wings tomorrow. Tell the withering rose to shed its sorrow like butterflies on their first flights petals will spread their wings tomorrow catching spring morning's first sunlight. Like butterflies on their first flights colourful flowers will be in the air catching spring morning's first sunlight spreading fragrances every where. Colourful flowers will be in the air see how beautifully under the spring sky spreading fragrances every where, let the petals get wings of butterfly. © kash poet (kashinath karmakar) ********************************* By:kash poet Placement:1st; February 2013 Contest:Petals in The Wind Sponsor:Gail Doyle

Copyright © kash poet | Year Posted 2013

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Growing With Love Always

Spring menu of snowdrops, daffodils, dandelion, crocus and anemones
Each color blossoms the beauty swaying inside a breeze dancing thoughts

The image of spring changed colors roaring never thought my heart might burst
Within waves blowing kisses warmly touching the chambers endless bliss

The moment the sun draws the mist from the sea to the skies feels magical
Your footprints on deep sands fluttering wings of an angel beaming sunshine

Under the wing of an angel you will find safety, happiness and beauty
held within a gasping breath your love true and complete beautiful



Written by Liam Mcdaid & A-L Andresen  

Copyright © liam mcdaid | Year Posted 2015

Details | Pantoum | |

Ocotillo

A sunbaked pile of dead sticks in the ground
I’m a divine oversight, it would seem
Hundreds of long spines poke out all around
Yet inside resides a colorful dream

I’m a divine oversight, it would seem
Look past my thorns, though they do seem countless
Yet inside resides a colorful dream
Deep down, I’m hiding a beauty boundless

Look past my thorns, though they do seem countless
Moisture kisses my roots in the springtime
Deep down, I’m hiding a beauty boundless
To this kindness, sprout tiny leaves sublime

Moisture kisses my roots in the springtime
Chlorophyll captures hard radiation
To this kindness, sprout tiny leaves sublime
Transmutes into my dream’s pigmentation

Chlorophyll captures hard radiation
My plumage explodes forth with colors bright 
Transmutes into my dream’s pigmentation
In proud defiance of sun's bleaching light

My plumage explodes forth with colors bright 
I sprout a thousand flames rose tangerine 
In proud defiance of sun's bleaching light
Brush bold orange on the baked desert scene

I sprout a thousand flames rose tangerine 
Hundreds of long spines poke out all around
Brush bold orange on the baked desert scene
A sunbaked pile of dead sticks in the ground

3/27/16
For contest: A Pantoum, A Poet's Choice
Sponsor: Eve Roper

Copyright © Tom Quigley | Year Posted 2016

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Spring Flower Song

Spring Flower Song Oh lovely Spring, at Winter’s end, you sing and dance Within our waiting hearts as we look forward to How nature’s Springtime’s palette will create romance With beauty of your sprouting flowers born anew. Sweet yellow Daffodil among the first, you bring That sunny glow of rebirth to our waiting eyes, Along with purple Iris, blue Scilla, you sing And join the gold Forsythia neath sun-filled skies. Pansy, Anemone and Crocus blossoms show The longed-for beauty of our Springtime’s renewed site, With varied pastel colors…and of course we know The fuzzy Pussy Willow’s catkins will delight. So very blessed we are with new life on our Earth, As budding Spring fulfills her promise of rebirth. © Sandra M. Haight 2015 All Rights Reserved ~4th Place~ Contest: Flower Song Sponsor: Rick Parise Judged: 03/28/2015 Iambic Hexameter

Copyright © Sandra Haight | Year Posted 2015

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As Spring is Felt

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Warm rains, shaken from winters' pelt

pelt earth into reform below.

Below new soil, as spring is felt,

felt springs uncoil to melt the snow.

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Copyright © Lycia Harding | Year Posted 2015

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Spring


       march winds gust -

       gorse clings on tightly
       
       whilst daffodils sway

Copyright © LINDA JACKSON | Year Posted 2014

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SPRING'S WHISPER





Spring’s tender whisper 

Thawed, old winter’s frozen heart, 
 
Flowers jumped for joy!





© Demetrios Trifiatis
  03 MARCH 2015

Copyright © Demetrios Trifiatis | Year Posted 2015

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SPRING REFULGENCE

                     Icicles on leaves and branches of trees
                         They begin to melt down bit by bit
                  Rays of sunlight appears, as winter cease
                 Freezing air fades, as glow of sun increase

                      Squirrels, rabbits run wild and free
                      Birds of various speed soaring high
                      Their mellifluous tweets, a melody
                      Piebald butterflies dancing merrily

                  Leafless, lifeless trees in healthy living
              Colorful buds of daffodils, magnolias around
        Their natural beauty, a wonder, stately astounding!
       Rain falls, softening the earth as new shoots abounds!

        Frozen grasses before, now stilled with energy light
            Blossoms as well, humbled with new beginning
                     Seeds scattered rises as in springs
           Snows  gone, as sun's refulgence a revering bright

03/03.2014
2:19 am

Copyright © Olive Eloisa Fraser | Year Posted 2014

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Rose of Annamarie

Collecting the colors of nature,
the yellow, the blue and the green.
From the top of the stair,
I see a color so rare,
I go into the garden to see.
A snap-shot in my mind,
of the color I’d find,
just as my mind’s eye took it…
I continue my quest,
searching everywhere lest,
the dim light of dawn overlooks it.
I spy a fresh rose,
with petals of red,
I pick it not-
but admire instead.
It’s splendor and color,
at times wild and free,
are all reminiscent
of Annamarie…
Copyright © 2013

Copyright © Cole Banner | Year Posted 2013

Details | Abecedarian | |

Flowering of Spring

Amassed in flamboyant Azalea blooms when my garden is free of the cold.
Bird of Paradise, dressed in purple and orange,  wear their colors so bold.
Crocus bloom when the mounds of snow finally melt and say, "Goodbye."
Daffodils display delightful faces and seem to be greeting me with a, "Hi."
Easter Cactus in pink and salmon, adds bursts of color in hanging pots.
Favorite in my garden are the carpets of romantic little Forget-Me-Nots.
Gardenia shrubs line my walkways with sweetest scent to tempt the bees.
Hyacinths are compact flowers on a single stem, but cause me to sneeze.
In early Spring my beds of Irises trumpet that a new season has begun.
Jasmine on the vine attracts hummingbirds in my garden spots full of sun.
Kerria bushes keep my yard enhanced in shades of chartreuse and gold.
Lily of the Valley is said to bring lots of happiness to the young and old.
Mock Orange, a pretty perfumed flower, prim and proper in purest white.
Nandina, Heavenly Bamboo, have bronzed red leaves of medium height.
Oleander clusters are a riot of color on the end of green foliage so tall.
Peonies add charm and grace in pink pastels all along my garden wall.
Queen of the Prairie in the landscape, reach up to the sun and the sky.
Rusty Foxglove is a late Spring perennial, I find very pleasing to the eye.
Sharing a treasured vase with them, I will select the lovely Shasta Daisy.
Three Lobe Spirea (Bridal Veil), is so easy to grow it could make me lazy.
Under the shade trees grow Urn Bromiliads,  on driftwood from the river.
Verbena is Queen of the rock garden, in shades of burgundy she'll deliver.
Wisteria, in white or lavender, hangs in sadness until it withers away to die.
Xylosma blooms in masses of berries, in hedge rows of separation they lie.
Yarrow's blossoms are medicinal, likes dry soil and an occasional drought.
Zesty Zephyr Lily can grow in the wild but it's one I could never do without.



   {April 23rd, 2016   ~   Shadow Hamilton's "Spring Flowers" Contest}

Copyright © Lin Lane | Year Posted 2016

Details | Free verse | |

From a Tiny and Bright Orange Flower in the Woods

Hark! Don’t forsake me. 
Search for me. 
Look down low, in the underbrush. 
I will be good for you.
Though I’ve been given just a little of our endless world,
I have the glowing fire of raging cordilleras,
The blazing sunsets of Equatorial skies,
The lustrous skin of succulent citrus.
I am orange truth.

Copyright © Sergio Silveira | Year Posted 2013

Details | Abecedarian | |

In My ''Dreamy'' Spring Garden


Ajuga, will be a must, a blue beauty that blows in the wind.
Bellflowers, charming and faithful and lovely, of course I must have
Candy Tufts from gardens of long gone, enchanting. And mother's favourite,
Daylilies, in a rainbow of colors, Delphinium and Daffodils also, so dramatic.
Evening Primrose along the fence will create quite a stir, and on the porch
False Watercress spilling out of a container, and then old dependable,
Geraniums and Glory In The Snow, I love my dreamy dream of spring flowers.
Hyacinths, scented jewels of color sparkle in my garden, along with
Iris Reticulata, an early spring treasure, it will be a wonderful place.
Jacob's Ladder, with blue-purple blooms, mingle with Johnny-Jump-Ups.
Kalmia Latifolia, pure white blooms, related to the laurel family.
Lily-of-the Valley, so sweet and fragrant, how could I forget you and,
Meadow Rue, a lavender wave in the wind, and anther old dependable,
Nasturium, a gardeners dream and it is also edible. Oh my list is long!
Oriental Poppy, was there ever a more heavenly gift from God, except maybe
Pasque Flower, unfolding from beneath the snow, and those Pansies and Petunias!
Queen Anne's Lace, so pretty is her lacework, did you know ishe is a wild carrot?
Rosemary, with a scented pretty flower, like dew in the morning is a must, as is
Sage, that billowy haze of lavender, pushing away the rainbow Snapdragons.
Thrift, delightful vintage touch to my rock garden in the shade, sweet the tulips too.
Umbrella Magnolia growing in the garden corner, with creamy white blooms, and
Vinca Periwinkle with lovely blue flowers, friends to Violet and Viola.
Wall Flowers, who love the sun, drooping with snow cap jewels, oh over there
Xenia's blooming in marine colors, so unique. And here a childhood love,
Yellow Anemone, aka Buttercup, who does not love Buttercup?
Zinnia, friend of Sunflower, elegant and colorful, nods.  Must this dream end!

________________________________
April 13, 2016

Abecedarian

Copyright © Broken Wings | Year Posted 2016

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''A flower breaks out afresh''

A flower breaks out afresh from its swollen, 
green bud and then stretches outward into 
the sun-drenched sky.

A thing of nature that's timeless
and perennial, it faithfully blooms and
adorns its surroundings like its predecessors.

Never alone, it is joined by its floral neighbors
of its own kind in fragrant numbers, suffusing 
the atmosphere all around with a heavy, yet 
sweet stench of lavender and honeysuckle.

The thick odor seduces and encourages the
flower-borne bees, hornets, and yellow-
jackets nearby into a steady rhythm and pulse 
of continuous labor over the pollen-rich 
blossoms and perfumed, colorfully-tinted 
petals. From an adjacent pond the over-
abundant and unsubtle beauty of the 
lily-of-the-valleys add their distinctiveness 
to the already rich and lush floral landscape, 
now teeming with the life and vigor of 
spring in full bloom.


 

Copyright © Ngoc Nguyen | Year Posted 2012

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Spring Flowers


Spring Flowers


A nother Spring has come our way;
B egan late March, and day by day,
C ontinues to advance and urge
D ear Daffodils to now emerge,
E nhance the scene with color splash,
F orget the drab of Winter ash.
G reen life reborn with varied hues
H as driven Springtime's wakened muse
I nto a frenzy of rebirth;
J ump-starts her seeds beneath the earth,
K indly spreads Forsythia bloom,
L ets Crocus sprout from Winter's tomb.
M agnolia blossoms, pink and white
N ow paint our days with pure delight.
O ur Spring brings Pansy's varied hues,
P urple Iris, Columbine blues.
Q uick to grow, Anemones,
R ounded buds on Dogwood trees.
S lowly Spring displays her gems;
T iny Snowdrops dance on stems. 
U nder bushes violets grow
V anishing drab Winter's show
W ith colors now that paint the scene...
X anadu, our Springtime dream!
Y early seasons, changes bring... 
Z enith of each year is Spring.


Sandra M. Haight

Copyright © Sandra Haight | Year Posted 2016

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Western Skies Of Spring

We have waited long and now momentarily pause
to lose ourselves in the Western skies of spring;
our mellow looks follow them until dusky evening...
ask the awe-captured painter how they seduce! 

Even the big mountains in the background seem blue,
below them discover lovely bluebells that surely ensue
beauty by waving in prairies dotted with yellow daisies;
spend an afternoon in contemplating the red canyons!

And resting beneath the motionless clouds, be dazzled
by radiance: deep moments of awareness can stupefy;
go back in time by imagining the same light blue sky  
that the old explorers saw heading West to seek gold.

Walk farther towards the blue lake, wide and clear,
it steals indigo from the above sky to look pretty;
the cactus in full bloom proclaim the desert's glory
once seen by young, wild cowboys who chased deer.  

Copyright © Andrew Crisci | Year Posted 2016

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Spring Flowers A-Z


Spring Flowers A-Z

Azalea blooms show their pink blaze
Begonias in beds amaze
Cornflowers grow in blue delight
Daffodil debuts still thrill our sight
Eastern Redbud, a bright pink splash
Forsythia gold hides winter's ash
Gardenia, soft with creamy hues
Hyacinth paints with varied blues
Irises rise in purple duds
Jasmine vines show pastel buds
Kafir Lily, a border bloom
Lilacs enhance with sweet perfume
Magnolia blossoms pink or white
Neillia clusters in rose delight
Orchids grow with pale soft hues
Pansies, purple with darkest blues
Quince's blossoms of pink delight
Red Chokeberry blooms rose or white
Snowdrops dangle small white gems
Tea Tree Camellias sleep on stems 
Ursinia shows a fiery glow
Viburnum's spread creates nice show
Wax Flowers paint a pastel scene
Xylobium...an Orchid dream
Yellow Anemones, fullness bring
Zinnias add bright glow to Spring


Sandra M. Haight

~5th Place~
Contest: Spring Flowers
Sponsor: Shadow Hamilton
Judged: 05/02/2016

Copyright © Sandra Haight | Year Posted 2016

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The Butterflies Dance - The Whitney Style

~The Butterflies Dance~ (A Double Whitney) The sun is So warm and nice There is cheer Everywhere cause Spring has sprung One more time and Winter so cold is now gone The robins Have returned and The hibiscus And the roses Bloom again To my delight Now I see butterflies dance. Dorian Petersen Potter aka ladydp2000 copyright@2012
May.24.2016 ~Author's Notes: The "Whitney" is a syllabic poetry form or style, that was created by Betty Ann Whitney.The "Whitney" is also known as an American Asian Poem.

Copyright © Dorian Petersen Potter | Year Posted 2016

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Spring Flowers

SPRING FLOWERS CONTEST
Sponsor: Shadow Hamilton


Amaryllis pretends she’s asleep for the night
Bleeding Hearts peek through the dawns early light
Chrysanthemums bloom in yellow, white and pink
Day Lilies are feather light as their petals blink
English Lavender takes pride in their elite hues
Freesias more beautiful in red never in blue
Geraniums, magnifies my gardens sweet aura
Heathers are the favorite of my late aunt Flora
Irises blossom early and last all Spring
Jasmines, oh my, how elegant they sing!
Kashes whisper sweet breath in early May
Lilacs in candle scents, grown down by the bay
Malvas only flourish in the color magenta
Nemesias capture the essence of my veranda
Orchids are fed with ice cubes every single week
Peonies so large smelling like sugar so sweet
Queen Lily Gingers stand up straight in the air
Rosemarys make a bouquet so debonair
Saffrons shimmer in purple and orange so deep
Tiger-Lilies spread like fire with very easy up keep
Ursinias shower my garden with brown colored stems
Victorias bleed with red, I sneeze when around them
Wisterias droop down below like a crying floret
Xenias make the perfect centerpiece, I always forget
Yasmins share pollen with the scary bumble bee’s
Zinnias dance like magic while flowing in the breeze

Date Written: April 22, 2016

Copyright © Laura Loo | Year Posted 2016

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Springtime Once Again - LaCharta Style

~Springtime Once Again~
(LaCharta)


The days are turning rather hot 
It's spring, but you'd think that we'd got 
Summer, because it is so hot. 
It's so warm need find a cool spot 
Rather like weather when is cool
What want now is  jump in the pool

Springtime is so lovely indeed 
When rains more cool weather we need 
It's a nice time to plant more seeds 
Also time to kill more those bad weeds 
Beautiful roses we see grow 
Spring is when nature seems to glow 

Hear many birds sing from the trees 
Mother duck with her chicks now just see 
Children play and just laugh with glee 
Many games to play on land, sea. 
Enjoy spring, 'cause her days go fast
Spring sadly, for too long won't last. 



Dorian Petersen Potter
aka ladydp2000
copyright@2014



December.02.2015


~Author's Notes:

"The LaCharta"  is a poetry style created by Laura Lamarca.

Copyright © Dorian Petersen Potter | Year Posted 2015

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Flowers of the Spring--contest




              Flowers of the Spring



Apple Blossom petals cascade in the wind
 Blue Stars light the path for Spring's friends
  Cosmos intoxicating euphoric scent
   Dewberries dangle down over the fence
    Earths season has shifted from winter to spring
     Flowers bloom for miles enhancing all things
      Geraniums illuminate in colorful glow
       Holly oak, Hawthorne, and Hyacinth now grow
        Irises dilate like the most beautiful eyes
         Jasmines sweet scent can not be disguised
          Kaleidoscope's of colors tell you Springtime is here
           Lilacs lush lavender color crystal clear
            Marigolds take first prize in the Spring Orange Fair
             Nighttime is full of scented flower petal air
              Orchids adorn every little ponds shore
               Petunias in a pot sitting next to Grandma's door
                Quietly this meadow blooms listening to birds sing
                 Roses that are red are the best gift of love to bring
                  Snowdrops can grow enormous bulbs all year round
                   Tulips wear the seasons most popular crown
                    Ursinia the African Daisy is beautiful but rare
                     Viburnum group together on a single branch to share
                      Witch Hazel's are up to their same old silly tricks
                       X marks the spot best suited for picnics
                        Yellow flowers adorn every gals springtime dress
                         Zephyr Flowers round out this poetic Springtime list


                                                   04/13/2016

Copyright © Brian Davey | Year Posted 2016

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Flower love

How the flower
Bobs and weaves
Sharing tea
With some bees

How the colour
Nods and sways
Breezy coolness
Sunlight rays

How the scent
Softly dances
Perfumed nose
Loving glances

Copyright © Daniel Human | Year Posted 2014

Details | Free verse | |

We Are Not Familiar

We are not familiar –
we are city dwellers.

We have passed each other
on crowded city streets.
Proud yellows protruding
through concrete cracks.
I have danced with “lady slippers”
in a shaded cluster of trees –
marveled at their footwork,
I have cheered the dandelion,
that tenacious little terror,
for its unrelenting determination
to survive our mindless hate.
Small purple bells hang -
silent chimes adrift on
winnowing winds.
Bright red, the spiral twirl
of hybrid wanderers,
bred of pollinations need.
White buds of frostily
exhaled “babies breath”
lay low against the shrubs.
So I walk the city,
untamed gardens,
each earthy patch a home
where beauty may take root,
smile at  passersby.
I thank the fickle winds of fate
for taunting the towering
shade makers, planting
each colored sun drop
amid the gray.

We are not “familiar”
we are city dwellers.


John G. Lawless
4/16/2016


Copyright © John lawless | Year Posted 2016