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An Abecedarian for Flowers

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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; 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!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016




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Date: 6/21/2016 1:03:00 AM
ANDREA, Congratulations on your Spring Flower Win. **SKAT**
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Date: 5/3/2016 1:38:00 AM
Congrats for ur well deserving 1st place win..........with love
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Date: 5/2/2016 5:44:00 PM
Congrats on your top win Andrea
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Date: 5/2/2016 3:44:00 PM
Congratulations Andrea! I knew this would be a top winner first time I read it. Fantastic! ; )
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Date: 5/2/2016 2:28:00 PM
Beautiful flowery poem, congratulations Andrea!
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Date: 5/2/2016 11:38:00 AM
wow!so happy to read and imagine each Spring flower-power:) and fav your deserving righteous top placement...so I can google the new ones for me. What an awesome example of this alien (to me) form...But you are known for making the hardest look easy:) your amount of rhyme is amazing:), jill
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Date: 5/2/2016 9:39:00 AM
Congrats Andrea. Peonies are one of my favorite shells for July 4th.
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Date: 5/2/2016 9:36:00 AM
Congrats! I told you that you'd win! Beautiful especially with all the hard work you put into writing this! -luloo :)
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Date: 5/2/2016 8:46:00 AM
Congrats on your beautiful win with top placement my lovely friend. Loved always, bl
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Date: 5/2/2016 8:31:00 AM
Dropping back with my congrats Andrea:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 5/2/2016 8:18:00 AM
Congratulations Andrea on your first place....beautifully written.
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Date: 5/2/2016 8:13:00 AM
Congratulations on your First Place win in the 'spring flowers' contest, Andrea. Love the descriptions and rhyming. Hugs, Sandra
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Date: 5/2/2016 7:39:00 AM
Congratulations to you on this one, Andrea.
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Date: 5/2/2016 4:25:00 AM
your hard work paid off in spades Andrea congrats on a well deserved 1st place hugs
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Date: 4/29/2016 5:47:00 AM
Great job. A very pretty poem as well. I'm currently looking up "Q" and "X" flowers, very impressed with yours. I have missed you and reading you - this poem was a great place to start! CayCay
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Date: 4/27/2016 1:19:00 PM
Now if only they could have taught botany, in science class, in THIS fashion ... it would have been much more enjoyable. Beautiful ABCing ... I just looked up "kangaroo paws" and they sure a unique looking flower.
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Date: 4/27/2016 7:31:00 AM
Love this, for I love Spring time and flowers are so beautiful. You capture them with great imagery.
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Date: 4/25/2016 9:15:00 AM
This will be a top winner Andrea. It is a delight to read and mentions some flowers I have not heard of.EXCELLENT! #7 ; )
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Date: 4/23/2016 10:58:00 PM
Great descriptive write good luck in the contest. Hugs Eve
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Date: 4/23/2016 10:20:00 PM
Great job Andrea. Waiting o see you on top as usual. Love. Anisha D
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Date: 4/23/2016 8:45:00 PM
This requires deft craftsmanship and deep knowledge of the theme. And what a wonderful way to end the Z with Zinnia -lends a true crescendo to the composition. Internal rhyme and the alliteration lend it aural beauty. Won't be surprised if this gem gets placed on the very top of the competition, Andrea. Congrats - for me it's a winner.
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Date: 4/23/2016 12:27:00 PM
Andrea, this is great! I know how hard you worked on it!! well done lady! :)-luloo
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Date: 4/23/2016 4:43:00 AM
Beautifully written:) all the best:)
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Date: 4/22/2016 9:22:00 PM
Very colorful Andrea...very difficult form...loved that it rhymes too.
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Date: 4/22/2016 6:20:00 PM
Beautiful poem in contest. Good luck in the contest my lovely friend. Loved always, bl
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