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Be That Flower That We See

Updated on December 31, 2010

Men are just so blind.

They wander to and fro.

They like what they find.

They just do not know,


How or when to say,

The words you need to hear,

They see a sweet bouquet,

But their thoughts aren't crystal clear.



They're awkward and they stumble.

They often drop the ball.

And love they often fumble.

Sometimes pride is their downfall.



But dear girl make no mistake,

If given half the chance,

That chance he'd surely take,

If you'd join him in a dance.



He's clumsy and unsure,

Of how he'll be received,

But often his heart is pure,

And often he's been deceived.



But you are a beautiful flower.

This you cannot hide.

And if he had the power,

He'd be right by your side.



So be that flower that we see,

And love with all your heart.

And if you grant this plea,

Your prince will never part.


~Micky Dee~


As I visited ariasnote I read If Only I Could See...

and I was inspired to write

"Be The Flower That We See".


Please visit ariasnote and enjoy some beautiful love poetry like:

Softer Side of Love

On the Farm


Angel Views


Snowcap Kitten


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      Mentalist acer 6 years ago from A Voice in your Mind!

      An akward gamble,as this wonderful poem relates,just may lead to an elegant discovery.;)

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      Freya Cesare 6 years ago from Borneo Island, Indonesia

      Awww! So sweet and Lovely! I wish that for me. ;P

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      Pamela Oglesby 6 years ago from United States

      Your beautiful poetry made me feel like that flower. You are indeed a special guy.

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      Cracknutcase 6 years ago from India,bangalore

      A real sweet poem..! Just loved it!

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      richtwf 6 years ago

      Beautiful words and thoughts Micky

      and enjoyed this loving and flowery

      poetry so thanks Brother sincerely

      God Bless - Happy New Year to thee!

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      Dim Flaxenwick 6 years ago from Great Britain

      Wow!! Enough to make any girl go weak at the knees. Gorgeous!!!! Micky. xxxxx

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      drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

      This poem, Micky, is as beautiful as the photos of those lovely flowers. You have the knack, my man. :)

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      Micky Dee 6 years ago

      Mentalist acer- sometimes everybody wins.

      Freya Cesare- I could write a book for you.

      Pamela, you sure are a flower.

      Cracknutcase- I bet you're a wonderful cracknutcase!

      Brother Rich, God bless you brother. Be safe. I'll come to Richworld pretty soon.

      Yo Dim Flaxenwick! My day is complete! I'd love to see those weak knees! God bless dear Dim!

      God bless you drbj! Some of your "knack" must be rubbing off. Be safe!

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      Martie Coetser 6 years ago from South Africa

      Heart-touching poem, Mickey, and beautiful flowers. I'm on my way to meet ariasnote.

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      Micky Dee 6 years ago

      Hi Martie dear. I'm on my way to your place. Be safe!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 6 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Very beautiful Micky.I'm 'gonna' go with Martie.

      Cheers

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      SilverGenes 6 years ago

      This is so lovely, Micky. The sentiment, the tenderness and vulnerability are like the flowers in the photos. I'm with the others - heading over to ariasnote to meet your inspiration.

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      matt6v33 6 years ago from Bangkok, Thailand

      Yo Marine,

      U R Good! No, Let Me rephase that!

      U R Very Good!

      Keep writing Sir, U R Needed out here! I tell u for sure!

      Happy New Years to you!

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      Micky Dee 6 years ago

      God bless you all! That's just like you to welcome another hubber! God bless you all!

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      benny Faye Douglass 6 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you Micky, beautiful as always, keep up the good works. Happy, Happy New Year to you and your family, my friend. creativeone59

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      You are amazing, Uncle. I thought we love flower as the most beautiful god creation. We can enjoy this from the color, shape, fragrance. By seeing the flower, we may get a lot of inspiration like creating a beautiful poem. Thank you very much. Happy New Year 2011.

      Your nephew, Prasetio

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      Micky Dee 6 years ago

      God bless Faye! I'll need a word from you soon! HNY!

      Prasetio- you have turned out amazing hubs for 2010. I can hardly wait to see what my nephew does in 2011! God bless!

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      Darlene Sabella 6 years ago from Hello, my name is Toast and Jam, I live in the forest with my dog named Sam ...

      My Lovely Micky your heart is so open and clear, us humans had all been decived in so many ways, the secret tos tp survive it to see another day, and if, if you are so lucky you can find a true love to fill you days. If I was only younger...lol...love you and this poem is so perfect it made me cry. rate up, love & peace darski

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      Micky Dee 6 years ago

      You know I love you Darski! God bless you Dear.

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      Amy Becherer 6 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      Your poetry is not afraid to show the vulnerability, hesitation and hurts from the past that are part of the fear we all conquer to take a leap of faith into love. Beautifully said and the paintings are telling me to get out my brushes, oils and canvases and create some flowers of my own. Awesome, Micky Dee

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      Peggy Woods 6 years ago from Houston, Texas

      You have the generous heart and tender soul of a loving man and poet and it shows over and over again in your works. Enjoyed this one! Up and beautiful.

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      Audrey Kirchner 6 years ago from Central Oregon

      Cool, Micky - and yes, unfortunately, all men are blind. Not really - and the fact that you write about them being blind says that you're not!

      Happy New Year!!

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      50 Caliber 6 years ago from Arizona

      Mic' I'm with Nephew prasetio30, I couldn't say it better, happy new year! Let's do a hub together on taking a sh!t, and passing the old year for what it was haha, 50

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      BobbiRant 6 years ago from New York

      This is a wonderful hub featuring a hubber I'm not familiar with but will check her out. Thanks for the heads up on this one. You are very sweet and Happy New Year and the best of 2011 to you.

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      Micky Dee 6 years ago

      God bless you Amy Becherer! I want to see your work, your flowers, more of Amy's art - please!

      Peggy W! You are so kind. Be at peace Peggy!

      Hi akirchner! I may have dues to pay for what I have not been to women when they've needed it.

      Yes sir 50! We have most of that written already! You bet brother!

      Thank you dear Bobbi! I'll be over to see you soon! You and that VietVet be at peace!

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      Hummingbird5356 6 years ago

      A beautiful poem, once more and beautiful flowers to accompany it. Thank you.

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      2uesday 6 years ago

      How beautiful this is, thanks for sharing.

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      Barefoot Wahine 6 years ago

      most beautiful and a perfect complement to that of ariasnote poem, I been there and read it, it is beautiful. Waltzed over them buttons of yours up to the sky. be good Luv, see you round the bend............ :D hugs :D

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      charmgirl 6 years ago

      Beautiful poetry, beautiful flowers, lovely tender words. You truly are a poet!

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      shygirl2 6 years ago

      Beautiful tribute to a new hubber, Micky Dee. Wow!! I'm so impressed. You do such nice things for others! You are the unforseen flower in the garden of life. Great poem, really! :D Perhaps you are even that one and only four leaf clover, waiting to be plucked for good luck!

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      ariasnote 6 years ago

      Micky Dee...I don't deserve such praise through such a beautiful poem. I am blushing as well as pleased. If I were wearing a vest with buttons, they would certainly be popping off. Thanks so much for the beautiful, awesome poem!!! You are a very, special friend. A great poet too! Love you! (you know, as a fellow hubber) : )

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      katiem2 6 years ago from I'm outta here

      Oh how a adore flowers of all sorts

      from the plant which they grow

      not cut pruned and in a vase

      I love the flowers where they grow

      as I walk amoung them the magic more pure.

      Great poem dear Micky,

      The best way to give a girl flowers is to take her for a walk among them in a vast and vibrant garden! Love and Peace :) Katie

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      TattoGuy 6 years ago

      Cycling Tattoos is my next hub ok, anyways liked yer hub and Happy New Cycling, hmmm Happy New Year even !!!

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      Micky Dee 6 years ago

      I love to see the Hummingbird! God bless!

      Stay well 2uesday.

      God bless you sage barefoot wahine!

      You are so very kind charmgirl.

      Yo shygirl! Thank you for showing the love to a new hubber.

      Oh ariasnote! You certainly are deserving! As I've said - you inspired me to write it. I have no idea when or sometimes why I write a poem and then a tribute hub. You inspired me to write. I sat there at your hub and I wrote a line and then another and another. You were my muse and I thank you and your words for inspiring mine. It is best that we love each other as hubbers - I'm much better on the wide wide world of webs than I am in person. God bless!

      Beautiful poem Katie! I love it! You are the poetess! God bless you Katie!

      Yo TattooGuy! That's the one I've been waiting on!!!!

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      cheaptrick 6 years ago from the bridge of sighs

      Hello Micky.This poem was just what I needed right when I needed it.Your to Cool bro.Keep on bring-in it!

      Dean

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      Micky Dee 6 years ago

      Yo cheaptrick! God bless you brother Dean!

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      MFB III 6 years ago from United States

      how does one capture the beauty if the inside of a tulip with two lips, or tame a dandy lioness, or make a girl a mum someday. Words are elusive..the pots grasp the loveliness in verbs and adjectives, but it takes a warm and loving heart to actually hold such joy, superb work Mickey Dee..I hope you find a flower to share this with soon~~~Your bro~~MFB III

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      Denizee 6 years ago

      What a beautiful poem! The photos enhance this piece with great visuals. It's so true men and women think differently but they give it their best to try and understand us and we should look to the good in their hearts and look past any flaws. Women have them too.

      Voted up!

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      Tony McGregor 6 years ago from South Africa

      Lovely words, brotherman Micky, really lovely words. And on your recommendation I went to visit Ms Ariasnote - and I'm not sorry at all that I did. She is great. Thanks for the into!

      Love and peace

      Tony

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      Micky Dee 6 years ago

      That is so cool Tony - just like you! God bless brother!

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      acaetnna 6 years ago from Guildford

      Wow this is stunning, your words and flowers are so beautiful.All men need to read this poem!

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      Micky Dee 6 years ago

      Hi Princess acaetnna! I know your prince is doing you right! God bless you folks!

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      Christopher Price 6 years ago from Vermont, USA

      You are such an ol' softie...and I hope you know we love ya for it. This is a beautiful little love letter posing as a poem.

      Those flower photos are a welcome sight as I avoid looking outside at the reality of winter's chill.

      Thanks Mick!

      CP

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      carolina muscle 6 years ago from Charlotte, North Carolina

      wow... nicely done, Micky Dee!!!!!

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      Micky Dee 6 years ago

      Yo Christopher! Winter's chill is rough! Stay warm Bud!

      Yo Carolina! God bless Bro!

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      Nell Rose 6 years ago from England

      Hi, Micky lovely poem, nice to see that it isn't only women who get all nervous and wobbly! hope you had a good new years eve, cheers nell

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      jackavc 6 years ago from Australia

      hey mate, really great words

      take care in 2011

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      Allen Werner 6 years ago from West Allis

      Absoultely beautiful! I used it to woo my wife this evening, and she swooned - then I had to admit I didn't wirte it. Now I have to make sure my Cerano stays in the dark - your verses are indeed magical. Peace

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      Coolmon2009 6 years ago from Texas, USA

      As usual I enjoyed reading your poetry. Beautiful Poem

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      Micky Dee 6 years ago

      A M Werner! I'm glad that worked for you! God bless!

      Thank you Coolmon! I'll check in on you. God bless!

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      pmccray 6 years ago from Utah

      This was magnificent and beautiful. I'm not surprised of the poets heart that lies in the chest of an old leatherneck.

      Peace to you and yours, hope you enjoyed the holiday my friend. Voted up, marked awesome, beautiful and shared.

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      twentyfive 6 years ago

      Wow so sweet :) Lucky flower.. :)

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      Micky Dee 6 years ago

      You know I love you pmccray! God bless you dear one!

      Thank you twentyfive! O 2 B 25!

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      katiem2 6 years ago from I'm outta here

      I thought of this again and had to come back and read it.

      It's so beautiful and oh so true, I get it now men do flitter about and jump on the kind response of their more delicate counter parts...

      So, it dawned on me their looking seeking someone to love and adore a someone to focus all their attentions on, we woman often over look that as a player... but in reality they are eager to find a girl to love and adore! This is my favorite poem, it took me a while but it hit me, I got it and now get it. Thanks for sharing such powerful truths and secrets of a mans heart.

      Well done! :) Katie

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      Micky Dee 6 years ago

      Oh Katie Dear! God bless you! We men are such idiots. Most of us mean well. Sometimes we just don't have a clue. Thank you Dear Katie!

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      Priscilla Chan 6 years ago from Normal, Illinois

      Micky Dee, I so agreed with you on men are so blind! Sometimes women too! I like that when you said men are idiots. Indeed they at time. Please don't take this the wrong way. It is what it is, just a comment.

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      Micky Dee 6 years ago

      No sweat dear tim-tim. I know we are idiots at times. God bless you dear one!

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      prettydarkhorse 6 years ago from US

      Beautiful words, hmmm, sigh. Men I think have clues too. Women don't bite. The difference is that women tell their feelings always, but men mean well too. Maita

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      Micky Dee 6 years ago

      I can't speak for all men. I just know I'm lost. God bless you dear Maita!

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      Audrey Hunt 6 years ago from Nashville Tn.

      Micky - Like "See's Chocolates", I cannot get enough of your beautiful words. Impossible to read "just one" of your poems. Must read another...then another....

      Love the gorgeous photos. Thank you, dear Mickey.

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      Micky Dee 6 years ago

      God bless you vocalcoach! I appreciate you and your work. Thank you dear!

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      Justsilvie 6 years ago

      This is a really lovely poem and words to take to heart!

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      Micky Dee 6 years ago

      Thank you Justsilvie. God bless you!

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      Pastor Dr. Carlotta Boles 6 years ago from BREAKOUT MINISTRIES, INC. KC

      A special poem from a special person. Much love... Voted-Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      Micky Dee 6 years ago

      Thank you dear drpastorcarlotta. God bless you dear!

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