Man and Daisy: A Poem

Updated on May 19, 2018
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Val is a life-long practically oriented student of effective emotional and attitudinal responses to the many challenges of life.

Once again a spring is coming

with my heart so drunk with joy

million tiny bees are humming

turning a man into dreamy boy.


Spread on aromatic grass and lazy

with nothing better in the world to do

I spotted beside this gentle tiny daisy

heavens reflecting in its petals so blue.


Heart releasing a long, dreamy sigh

as if blending with that deep sky

and with that bird flying so high

and that breeze passing by.


Gazing so at that cute and tiny daisy

somewhat groggy from sunlight shower

the question befell me all sudden and crazy:

"Where ends man's soul and starts a flower?"


Out of an affection I yanked out daisy

which went dying from that moment on

knowing now why question was so crazy

because my soul can turn into a cold stone.

Using that cruel and violent power

I learned "where starts a man and ends a flower".

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      Vladimir Karas 

      3 months ago from Canada

      Michael---I feel sorry for every horse ever killed on untold battlefields. And for every child who never had a chance because of a famine. And for our mother nature being raped by stupidity and greed.

      And yes---for that tiny daisy as well.

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      Michael Milec 

      3 months ago

      Demonstrative sentiment influences changes and you have dared upon a notable one of its predisposition.

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