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Lovely Wildflower

I'm a writer, a poet, a dreamer. Born and raised in New York City. I now live in Daytona Beach, Florida with my wonderful cat Sid.

lovely-wildflower

She came to him one day,

like a wildflower so lovely,

an independent soul,

looking for love and understanding.

She never let him pin her down,

came and went,

like the wind.

Soon he was hopelessly in love,

watching this beauty,

like a wildflower beneath the sun,

blossom and grow.

With her beside him,

he thought he could do most anything,

when she smiled,

she took away all the rain.

He loved her more than anything,

but was willing to let her have her way,

as long as she was willing,

to be with him most every day.

In every way,

a lovely wildflower was she

and if possible grew lovelier still.

It was his love that shone upon her,

that made her bloom,

from within her,

her soulful lovely colors did shine.

He made it known,

this wildflower was his,

to have and to hold,

to love for eternity.

Came the day when she was ready,

fully in bloom,

so colorful and happy,

finally ready to stay,

loving him in every way.

© 2017 Gypsy Rose Lee

Comments

Gypsy Rose Lee (author) from Daytona Beach, Florida on May 12, 2017:

Thank you Shauna.

Shauna L Bowling from Central Florida on May 08, 2017:

Another beauty, Rasma!

Gypsy Rose Lee (author) from Daytona Beach, Florida on April 09, 2017:

Thank you Robert.

Thank you Lori.

Thank you FlourishAnyway.

Thank you Manatita and blessings to you.

Thank you Gina. I feel that my muses are of a great help and the gentle hand of my dad who was a poet and writer. Other times my fingers fly over the keys and then I read what is on the page.

Thank you Whonu and blessings to you too.

All the spring colors are delightful Bill. Enjoy.

Thank you Ruby. I love to listen to Dolly from time to time.

Thank you Gwenneth.

Gwenneth Leane on April 04, 2017:

I love the atmosphere of this narrative poem, the freedom it alludes to. I like the progression of love to the point of ready to commit.

I like how the man is patient and persistent sand realizes what is needed to capture and tame his wild creature.

Ruby Jean Richert from Southern Illinois on April 04, 2017:

My yard is full of wildflowers, lavender, golden and red. Lovely just like your poetry. Dolly is icing on the cake...

Bill Holland from Olympia, WA on April 04, 2017:

Well, the cherry blossoms are out, as are the azaleas...no wildflowers where I live, but I do love the spring colors. :)

whonunuwho from United States on April 04, 2017:

Nicely done my friend. Blessings. whonu

threekeys on April 04, 2017:

Full of softness and gentleness. How do you do it? Lovely Gina.

manatita44 from london on April 04, 2017:

Such sweet music here this morning and vocals from Dolly Parton. Charming!

How I wish that my Lord is a wildflower, who would come into my Heart and stay. Great poetry!!

FlourishAnyway from USA on April 03, 2017:

He picked her. I like the imagery.

Lori Colbo from Pacific Northwest on April 03, 2017:

Quite lovely.

Fiddleman on April 03, 2017:

Beautiful poem!