Dandelion

February 28, 2018
By Nathan_Starosta BRONZE, Spokane, Washington
Nathan_Starosta BRONZE, Spokane, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.


I am a pesky weed…
I am a dandelion
Most see me as exasperating
Most see me as good-for-nothing
Most try getting rid of me
While they do not know me
Youth grabs ahold of my stem
I am pulled from my pesky roots
Then they blow on me
And all of me goes afloat
I fly in the air wild and free
There will soon be more of me!


The author's comments:

When I was in elemenatry school, I was scolded when I plucked a dandelion from the ground and I blew on it because it causes there to be more weeds. I have always viewed blowing on a dandelion as blowing a wish, so the message of my poem is that you will face adversity in following your dreams, but that is what gives us determination to go on and conquer our dreams.


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on Mar. 1 at 12:25 pm
MaddieGrizz SILVER, Lake Isabella, California
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Favorite Quote:
Even though I walk through the darkest valley I will fear no evil. Psalm 23:4, For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord. Plans to prosper you, not harm you plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11

Good job it is a great poem. Can you look at my work? :)




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