Daisies⁓* (moments gifted)

Daisies⁓* (moments gifted)

A Poem by Richard
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Simple Quatrains in 8-count abab cdcd rhymes.

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© 2017 Richard



Author's Note

Richard
It's not my usual marathon, but I was told by a very thoughtfully caring and wise friend that fewer words, more often, say just the right amount.

"Daisies" a drawing, compliments of Pinterest.

Always, well-intended critique and comments are warmly welcomed! : )

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That charming and endearing piece holds a special sentiment for this reader. Being in contact, only tonight, with a dear friend of mine whose favourite flower is the daisy. As I read I too agree that short is sweet as it brought to mind the wonderful times we shared ... and it lives! Thank you so much for helping to revive sweet memories!

Posted 1 Week Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Richard

1 Week Ago

Daisies are a charming little flower, that seem to represent a certain nostalgic sentiment for many,.. read more
kitty

1 Week Ago

Like the lady in question there is that special delicateness about the flower that endears one, it's.. read more



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That charming and endearing piece holds a special sentiment for this reader. Being in contact, only tonight, with a dear friend of mine whose favourite flower is the daisy. As I read I too agree that short is sweet as it brought to mind the wonderful times we shared ... and it lives! Thank you so much for helping to revive sweet memories!

Posted 1 Week Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Richard

1 Week Ago

Daisies are a charming little flower, that seem to represent a certain nostalgic sentiment for many,.. read more
kitty

1 Week Ago

Like the lady in question there is that special delicateness about the flower that endears one, it's.. read more
i like the drawing very much, and i like daisies too so much that when i got married on my wedding day i wore many in my hair
lovely poem brevity but very sweet

Posted 5 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Richard

5 Months Ago

Thank you sweetly, Marilyn, for the nice compliment, and for sharing that lovely bit about yourself!.. read more
marilyn 1225

5 Months Ago

lol welll yes but even before that...
by the way , am now divorced but we get.. read more
Richard

5 Months Ago

With You, I can easily imagine that.
Let me always find a daisy a day.
Beautifully penned, as always you deliver.

Posted 6 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Richard

5 Months Ago

Thank you, Cherrie Dear,
Seems the site failed to tell me you'd dropped by, but how lucky I a.. read more
Beautiful and takes me back to a summers day making daisy chains out in the fresh air on the grass carefree and wishing upon the leas of love, less is more🌹

Posted 7 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Richard

5 Months Ago

Hi, Kelly! : )
A basketful if thanks for your lovely personal sharings and sweet compliment t.. read more
‘Thoughts In Time’🌹

5 Months Ago

Received with appreciation and I bow in thanks kind Sir🌹
The ability to layer meaning on such a small canvas is a gift indeed. The tradition of picking daisy pedals, the name, and the floral metaphor.

You use some original rhyme.. Clever use of words that appeal.

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Richard

7 Months Ago

Hi, Shannon!
How wonderful to know you've found such favor in this wee piece of easy imagery .. read more
Simple floral poetic quatrain at its most delicate … very pleasant! Your write does provoke the little greys cells into action – as this reader discovered! In the west, the daisy is a symbol of simplicity, chastity and transformation. We see that message repeated in Christianity, where the daisy is a sacred symbol of Virgin Mary signifying her chastity, grace and purity. :-)

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Richard

1 Year Ago

Thank you, Phil.
Nice review, along with an interesting bit of info on the daisy … I'm so g.. read more
Mythology of expression -sweet and tender..soft.
Presentation- beautifully presented with a sweet and simple picture of daisies. Fits the poem.
Assonance "o"..as in God,flower, containing.
Consonance - "s" final consonant in wondrous, stars,builds and memoirs.
Alliterations-maybe builds, beckons and bends?
Metaphor -''containing love's special power''
Line breaks - "bend and pick it"..perfect break as I think of the action..
Syntax- smooth as silk
juxtaposition - "wondrous flower patterned from god's heavenly stars."

This is just a sweet little poem....I love daisies too. :-)

A???? heheh

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Richard

1 Year Ago

Ya really got it goin' on good!
We'll leave the grade for later … right now, here's a big H.. read more
Susan  Capozzi

1 Year Ago

:-) You are welcome..Thanks for the hug!
Yes, as You said a very thoughtful friend, I also believe sometimes the few words hold the great power, like saying (I love You), there is nothing to be said after or needed to be said, the mind knows well all the words which lay behind this one sentence.

I always felt that some people don't give justice to daises, in spring they spread the world with soft child-like beauty, but it's like people are used to see them, so it's like a normal thing to them... they leave them kind of neglected, it's sad... Your poem said it all, in few lines, yes your lines are few but VERY perfect and have this tender soft real power of daises, I very much like the wonderment You left us with in the next verse, almost like I'm surrounded by daises each beckon at me with a lovely thought, a lovely feeling and sweet smile...

Thank You dear Syr for keeping sharing Your amazing Art with all of us.

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Richard

1 Year Ago

Thank you, Dear Lovely Light,
your feelings touch just right,
and every word shines br.. read more
Muse

1 Year Ago

Awe...that's a beautiful tribute to a sensation review.
Richard

1 Year Ago

Thank you ever-so sweetly, Dear Poetess. : )
WELL...I love daisies so this was delightful poem for me to read! I love that it's short and sweet! I have a hard time writing short pieces like this!
Very powerful for its length,as well as enjoyable to read! I like a rhyme...it's got it all!
Tabby

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Richard

1 Year Ago

Yes, Tabby,
And, so easy, fun, and enjoyable to read and review,
eh(?) … it is a jo.. read more
simple writing, beautiful imagery. Well penned

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Richard

1 Year Ago

Thank you, Sonnie (love your name),
For your compliment and keen observations shared, I am mo.. read more
sonnie ibadah

1 Year Ago

aww, thanks ;) keep up the good work!

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