ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

I Picked Carnations for You

Updated on April 2, 2014
Click thumbnail to view full-size

I picked carnations for you~

To show my love~

When your chair is vacant~

They fill the space with memories~

To make me feel complete and~

Not latent when life is tuff.


I picked carnations for you~

For they last a long time~

When the room is empty~

They fill the air with a fragrance~

That reminds me of our cherished times.


I picked carnations for you~

For they endure much~

With strong petals~

They help me to be stalwart~

To go on without you not lying dormant.


I picked carnations for you~

As they can become colors of rainbows~

With their help I can tolerate with resilience~

Life’s many poisoned arrows.



I picked carnations for you~

Back than to keep you well~

Alas they are still in the vase~

As you are gone~

Yet still you are utmost on my mind~

I have wrapped now the bouquet in lace~

To keep like you~

Them for all time.


I picked carnations for you~

To remind me of your presence~

I picked them with tears in my eyes~

For the consoling robust of these flowers~

Give my very being an on going power~

To ease the pain of missing you~

Other wise in life I would be devoured.


I pick carnations for you~

To show my undying love~

I pick carnations everyday for you~

To prove in my mind~

You are still there~

And~

We are still one.


By Lisa J. Warner AKA Lisa Luv

CopyRight4/02/2014@LisaLuvLLC


Click thumbnail to view full-size

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Lisa Luv profile imageAUTHOR

      Lisa J Warner AKA Lisa Luv 

      4 years ago from Conneticut, USA

      aviannovice Thank you so much and a good morning to you!

    • aviannovice profile image

      Deb Hirt 

      4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      That was powerful and very eloquent. Awesome and up!

    • Lisa Luv profile imageAUTHOR

      Lisa J Warner AKA Lisa Luv 

      4 years ago from Conneticut, USA

      Jodah & Gypsy Rose Lee Thank you so much for taking the time to read and leaving your thoughtful comments! What a nice surprise on Monday morning!

    • Gypsy Rose Lee profile image

      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and awesome. This was just wonderful and colorful and creative. Passing this on.

    • Jodah profile image

      John Hansen 

      4 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Beautiful Lisa!

    • Lisa Luv profile imageAUTHOR

      Lisa J Warner AKA Lisa Luv 

      4 years ago from Conneticut, USA

      mabelhenry , grand old lady , Eiddwen So nice to wake up and see that you all had visited! What a joy! Thank you for all your kind and thoughtful comments!!! Blessings...

    • Eiddwen profile image

      Eiddwen 

      4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much Lisa for sharing this beautiful hub. Voting up and sharing. Enjoy your day and lots of love from Wales.

      Eddy.

    • grand old lady profile image

      Mona Sabalones Gonzalez 

      4 years ago from Philippines

      Carnations are lovely flowers. The photos you selected to go with this sweet poem are also very nice.

    • mabelhenry profile image

      mabelhenry 

      4 years ago from Harrisburlg, Pennsylvania

      Hi Lisa: What a beautiful flow of expression. Carnations do carry the connotation and symbolize loss. The splendor in the bouquet is ointment that quiets these emotions to think only about the one(s) you miss. Voted up, this is a great tribute of how to cope with the pain of losing someone you love. The pictures are exquisite as too and tell your story very well.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)