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Polinated with Hope

“the honeycomb’s all empty,
buzzing awoke memories-
a queen- deep medallion and black,
wings rest atop cherry trees” 

noontime breaks and my soul awakens to thoughts
of when youth was pure- 
I catch a glimpse of a flying insect I recognize 
and she is free -  (like a childhood memory)
I set my eyes upon sights of wonder as mother
nature bestows her marvel...and I reminisce 

I remember when trees withered like Autumn’s duty,
and as I became older the seasons changed as quick
as a storm passing yet at times slow as a drizzle

my mind recalls youthful dreams,
days when I was worried for no reason and anxious 
about everything and nothing at the same time-
laughing in emerald fields at eventide under a 
sangria sunset; though I was sensitive, I was strong

listening to the buzzing that awoke memories,
remembering my youth, atop the cherry trees

~my nectar has been polinated with hope as the years pass~

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Where Bumbles Bounce Poetry Contest
Craig Cornish
September 5, 2019

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019

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Date: 10/3/2019 4:56:00 PM
Lu congratulations on your place in the contest with this awesome write!
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Date: 9/10/2019 3:21:00 AM
"my mind recalls youthful dreams, days when I was worried for no reason" So well said! So PERFECT!
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Date: 9/8/2019 12:23:00 PM
I remember picking from wild cherry trees, yum. Nice poem, but did you mean pollinate?
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Date: 9/5/2019 10:06:00 AM
I know you wrote this for a contest, but still I pick up the metaphor of your memories. So lovely.
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Date: 9/5/2019 9:35:00 AM
i always know when i open your poem, it will be never disappoint and always deliver, gorgeous poem and great take on the theme, i think i will be seeing this one near the top of the winner's list :) hugs
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Date: 9/5/2019 9:28:00 AM
Wondrous poetry... All my best wishes for your contest entry - Many blessings
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