Sunday, February 17, 2013

language of flowers



Grace @ Everyday Amazing


a seed grows in my mind
     unlike anything i have seen
          mysterious unfolding, a gem-
i take the slender brush,  

        paint
the blooms and leaves -
            speak   
        the language of flowers -

petals rise, one by one, army
      of pastels & verses -
            rooting, overflowing canvas,   
across barren garden  



Posted for:  Imaginary Garden for Real Toads - Form Challenge - Following the syllabic count of 8-6-8-6   1-4-1-6   8-6-8-6
and Poets United 

38 comments:

  1. Very nice movement and crescendo! Now that's a powerful muse!

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  2. Dare I say I always enjoy your flowery language and this is no exception, your talent blooms.

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    1. Thank you for the lovely words ~ Much appreciated ~

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  3. speaking the language of flowers..a bit of magic in that...the birth of new life and color...an army of pastels and verses....ha...i like that...smiles...really nicely done grace...

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    1. Thank you Brian ~ Flowers were a gift to me ~ Smiles ~

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  4. I like the structure of this one. Also, it seems to speak of the mind blooming in the way a flower does...beautiful.

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    1. I like this, mind blooming like a flower ~ Thanks Keith ~

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  5. This is beautiful, Grace. You always bring a little magic with you to a form challenge.

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  6. You can sure speak to flowers, do they talk back though? Maybe they are mad at the cat for snacking on them haha

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  7. Thanks for taking a crack at my challenge, Grace. This is pretty.

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  8. You speak the language of flowers beautifully !!!

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  9. From that seed growing in your mind,,,such a lovely poem emerges for all of us to enjoy. A challenging form too I would think. So well done,,,

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  10. Love the idea of "the language of flowers", and then the blooms overflowing the painting, spreading across the garden. Lovely.

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  11. The use and mixing of art and nature is lovely. I immediately thought this should be called "Mixed Media"--all painted with words.

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  12. So are you painting the garden, or is the garden painting you? :) Lovely, Grace

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  13. Beautifuul thoughts. A seed growing in one's mind can be a most productive seed!

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  14. Grace~
    This gentle, sonorous poem delights the ear and soothes, in a way. Lovely.

    http://www.kimnelsonwrites.com/2013/02/17/runners/

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  15. The language of flowers ... you translate it well.

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  16. Lovely is the language of flowers you paint!

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  17. I loved the final verse. Including the word "army" was unexpected but paid off excellently.

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  18. Magical. Love this. The fact that it also conforms to the preset format is amazing.

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  19. ...army of pastels & verses ---- i like that a lot Grace... and loved the way you formatted it... i think it suits well to the given syllabic count... beautiful... smiles...

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  20. Grace, I love how this poem bloomed! That beginning stanza pulled me right in and you set the tone with the slender brush, for some reason that made everything afterwards seem so elegant--a beautiful poem :-)

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  21. Lovely metaphor Grace. Blooming great!!

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  22. I love the way it comes to life from just a seed.

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  23. "army
    of pastels & verses"

    I'm still savouring that line. :-) Many thanks.

    Greetings from London.

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  24. I needed this beauty today :-) thank you.

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