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Petals in the wind

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Petals in the wind

I ran at the sight of the petals
Which swiftly flew past me,
In my little shoes I chased it
Thinking that an adventure this will be.

They floated,all purple against the sky
With no obstacles to block their way,
I ran over the hill and tried to reach
But by then they were further away.

The little petals danced to the tunes of the wind,
Every step they could master .
Which made me want them even more
And dashed behind them,faster.

When they did a glissade
And descended to about my height,
I jumped and caught few of them
My eyes twinkled with delight.

I gently opened my fist
But they seemed as lifeless as could be,
So I tiptoed and gave them back
To the wind where they'd be free.

They whirled around me in a circle
To this day in my memory this experience is pinned,
At last they left me with a magical fragrance
The purple petals in the wind..

By Sadaf Syed
For the contest 'Petals In The Wind'

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  1. Date: 2/3/2013 6:47:00 PM

    you did fantastic with your entry. I really enjoyed this frolic of yours with the petals. Congrats on a well deserved win.

  1. Date: 2/3/2013 5:12:00 PM

    Ahhh!!I really like this one..The ending is especially poetic..Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 2/3/2013 1:05:00 PM

    Congratulations on your winning spot xx

  1. Date: 2/2/2013 7:00:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win!! :)

  1. Date: 2/1/2013 9:21:00 AM

    How tender and sweet...giving the petal it's freedom...love this !! Well deserved win !! Congrats !!

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 9:13:00 PM

    Sadaf, . Congratulations :-) In Gail's "Petals In The Wind " contest. Always~ PD

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 2:46:00 PM

    Congratulations, Sadaf. Su

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 12:21:00 PM

    Just beautiful and engaging, like a serene blue celestial day, congrats on your super win have a nice day love xxx

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 11:48:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win in my Petals In The Wind contest Sadaf. Beautifully written. Hugs, Gail

  1. Date: 1/30/2013 7:12:00 PM

    You have done it very beautifully Sadaf.Enjoyed this very much.Thanks for visiting my poem.

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 5:31:00 AM

    wonderfully written poem friend Sadaf.. Good luck in the contest :) Hug, Maria

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 3:58:00 AM

    beautifully penned ....loved it...

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 3:57:00 AM

    This is an awesome rhyme you've penned my dear friend, Sadaf. I love it, the wonderful image and the feeling. Thank you so much for sharing and your kind visit in one of my poems. Have a great day! love/hugs, Leonora