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Toadflax, A Wildflower

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A toadflax doesn't care
Where it grows wild
Dazzlingly thriving in full sunlight
Near babbling brooks 
On dry banks
By the roadside
In the meadows
Even in people's gardens
A troublesome weed
And a beautiful one at that
A flower that I bet irritates a bee
Because it prefers 
not to be kissed
It's mouth
Staying completely closed
Until a bee capable of forcing its way in
And reaching the nectar with its tongue
Comes along




Your Choice Flower Verse,Any Form ,Any Theme Poetry Contest 
Sponsored by: Brian Strand (Winner: Honorable Mention)
Date written: 06/22/2019

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 6/27/2019 7:58:00 PM
I was enthralled with your poem, Edward. Beautiful imagery and captivating expressive tone. Congratulations on your wonderful win. Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
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Edward Ibeh
Date: 6/27/2019 11:06:00 PM
Thank you very much, Susan:-)
Date: 6/24/2019 10:54:00 PM
Congrats, Edward. Well done.
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Edward Ibeh
Date: 6/25/2019 5:23:00 AM
Thank you, Line:-)