I Asked The Flowers (poem)

I asked the flowers blossoming to Joy

To whisper their sweet music to my heart

A gentle scent to meaning of my ploy

Or any luster to my soul impart

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The breeze which lights the glory of this day

Now spreads a dance of wonder everywhere

As in a realm of heaven I now stray

I asked the flowers their advise to air

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Then suddenly the world became quite still

A moment of reality less clear

And in the sultry silence of this thrill

The flowers whispered this into my ear

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Believe that things like this are real and true

A lover’s dream is happening to you

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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

There you are, Mh! I missed you yesterday, or either I really missed your hubs for yesterday? Anyway, I am glad you are here now. This one was worth the wait, as it is truly exceptionally beautiful. I love that last line especially. But where are your usual awesome photo and video?

Voted up ++++ and sharing

God bless, Faith Reaper


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suzettenaples 3 years ago from Taos, NM

Beautiful! I love this. Consult the flowers. I never thought of that. What a lovely thought.


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LupitaRonquillo 3 years ago from Colorado

Absolutely lovely!


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cleaner3 3 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

great poetry ..


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Cantuhearmescream 3 years ago from New York

This is so beautiful Martin, I don't know where you're getting your inspiration lately, but it's nice to see this side. Love it!


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Darrylmdavis 3 years ago from Brussels, Belgium

Sweet sort-of-sonnet :-)


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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

Beautiful poetry..


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DDE 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

The flowers are beautiful and with such words makes it even more meaningful


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Flowers have a way of brightening life. This poem is beautiful and so is the music you chose, Martin.


DJ Anderson 3 years ago

Passion, as we have come to expect in your poems of romance, speak

through this dream.

You paint a picture of wonder and mystery with your words.

Beautiful work, Martin.

DJ.


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europewalker 3 years ago

Lovely poem, well done:)


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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

I've heard of the old English custom of 'telling the bees', and I do talk to my flowers (when no one is around), but this poem was beautiful and different from your usual ones, Martin. Enjoyed it thoroughly.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and beautiful. Just lovely and great imagery of colorful flowers. Passing this on.


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

When it comes to flowers, a breezy day is every bit as good as a day without. Long may aroma last.

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