Science is for those who learn; poetry, for those who know. — Joseph Roux, Meditations of a Parish Priest
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To be a poet is a condition, not a profession. — Robert Frost
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Everything one invents is true, you may be perfectly sure of that. Poetry is as precise as geometry. — Gustave Flaubert

Thursday, July 30, 2009

~ Nature's Nudgings ~

Love is the Sunshine blessing a flower
with sweet, gentle rays at dawn
"Wake Up!" nature nudges
Her petals open up, a gentle yawn

Love is the Rain bathing a flower
raindrops patting on her in tune
"Drink Up!" nature nudges
Her petals enriched, full of bloom

Love is the Bumblebee visiting a flower
coaxing sweet nectar to pollinate
"Let's Share!" nature nudges
She helps fellow flowers propagate

Love is the Wind testing a flower
Bending her all directions, to and fro
"Let's Stretch!" nature nudges
Her stem strengthens up as she grows

Love is the Moon blessing a flower
after dark with soft, gentle moonbeams
"Let's Sleep!" nature nudges
She closes up her petals tight to dream
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© Bobbie Sandlin
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Carry On Tuesday: #11 This one looks simple, but that's just the way it came out, and the more I stare at it and read it, the more it grows on me lol.

9 comments:

PS said...
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lostmermaid said...

so very true ... makes me feel that love too !! :)

venus66 said...

It's lovely. Love is sweet.:)

Old Grizz said...

Bobbie - thanks for dropping in to say hello to OG. If you hadn't I may never have discovered this beautiful poem. It moved my mined and stirred some memories. great writing

Michelle Johnson said...

Love is a great thing to have in one's life and can be beautiful with the right person or things.

I also read your last two poems. The one about your mom and those buttons is good because I felt a sense of belonging throughout and sharing of time.

I can relate to the one about the red dress because I have clothes that don't fit me now.

Hope all is well.

Missy said...

Bobbie - Welcome to the C.O.T. Circle, I have to tell you how much I appreciated not only the poetics of this piece, but the sheer visual of the words you offered. Lovely, lovely

Love your header as well!! Wow that evokes many thoughts for poetry.

Bobbie said...

Thank you, all! I'm glad you like this piece :)

@ Missy: The header just fit lol. Glad you like it

@ Michelle: Thank you so much for the compliment, and I hope all is well with you too ♥

@ Old Grizz: I'm glad it spoke to you and stirred some memories. ♥

Tumblewords: said...

Love this - it's a wonderful form for this topic...

April Lindfors said...

This is really beautiful, and it shows sometimes simple is better - less is more. You used just the right words, I love the images it brings to mind.

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