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Where my flowers are

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Below is the poem entitled Where my flowers are which was written by poet Bridget Aubrey. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Where my flowers are

They are along the edge of the woods,
in the meadow along the mighty river,
in a little crack in the drive way,
in orderly spaces in well groomed gardens.

They are in old, forgotten cemetaries,
in hedgerows along schools and shopping centers, 
in ballfields, along ponds and ditches,
they popp up on cliffs, on top of windy hills,
in an old and abandoned flowerbox,
or almost empty clay pots.

They grace parking lots, the side of the highway,
they wind up mighty trees, fences and gates,
they thrive between the corn, wheat and barley, 
they climb old barns, forgotten homesteads,
they spread out when left unattended,
to mark the spot a family once, 
so many years ago, took pride in owning.

They are a prophet of seasons to come,
they are a splash of cheer and color,
they are visited by bees, bugs and butterflies,
they soothe us with their eternal scents,
and they always bring a smile to my face.

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  1. Date: 12/16/2011 12:08:00 PM
    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and yours Bridget. Love and blessings, Carol

  1. Date: 9/5/2009 7:50:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week>>James

  1. Date: 9/3/2009 8:40:00 PM
    I have several pots that I threw wildflower seeds into and I love the surprises that pop up more than the traditional ones with the fancy names ... smile ... great write here Bridget and a well-deserved selection to be a feature this week at the Soup. Congratulations!

  1. Date: 9/3/2009 4:10:00 PM
    Congratulations on being featured this week. Nicely written poem. Love those wildfloweres or weeds that bloom they say it is according to how you look at it whether a weed or flower. Sara

  1. Date: 9/1/2009 11:02:00 AM
    Bridget, this piece is awesome! Congratulations on being featured this week, a deserved recognition. Ruben.

  1. Date: 9/1/2009 4:25:00 AM
    Congratulations, Bridget, on having your well-written poem featured this week. Flowers are so joyful. Your words entice the mind. Keep writing. Lovingly, DAS-J

  1. Date: 9/1/2009 3:10:00 AM
    Congratulations on being featured this week. A. W.

  1. Date: 8/31/2009 11:38:00 PM
    Bridget, congrats on your feature this week...Raul

  1. Date: 8/31/2009 4:01:00 PM
    Nice use of imagery to convey your thoughts. Congratulations on having your poem featured. Keep on writing! Wishing you continued success. Karen

  1. Date: 8/31/2009 12:20:00 PM
    Congratulations on getting your poem featured on the first page today! I absolutely love the last five lines of your poem because they describe what a flower can mean and do for you.

  1. Date: 8/31/2009 7:24:00 AM
    This is a well deserved feature … what a creative, wonderful poem, worth featuring..; I love every bit of it. You are such a great poet. Please keep writing and congrats on your poem being featured this week. Hope to read more of your wonderful pieces. You are great Bridget! Adeleke

  1. Date: 8/31/2009 3:56:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Bridget. Hope to see many more of yours featured. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/17/2009 10:58:00 AM
    What an enchanting poem this one is Bridget! Spinkled with colours and melody. So soothing - so good to read. You are a great nature lover. The words flow from your pen effortlessly. Thanks for your encouraging comments on my Ghazal The Stranger. I am so glad you liked it. -Mohammad