Daisy Smiles

June 21, 2010
By shootingdreams SILVER, Paoli, Pennsylvania
shootingdreams SILVER, Paoli, Pennsylvania
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Daisy smiles on a clear laughing day
Citrus daydreams as rain poured away
Blurry edges; sunny windows
Baggy T-shirts; time that flows
Months behind me, yet vivid as few
I miss you.

Wooden benches on a cloudless glassy day
Dancing with the sun's gentle soothing rays
Winged memories; composition book lists
Mumbling chuckles; climax of a wish
Salty countertops, skies so blue
I miss you.

Handful of heaven on a green meadowed day
Magenta melting under your focused gaze
Forgotten review books; bees caught still
Cherry water ice; days run-of-the-mill
Sequined, spiced, blossomed, and grew
I miss you.

Twinkling teasing on a rainbow puddled day
Flavored regret, wishing I could stay
Ideological debates; doodling hands
Shreds of leaves; animal rubber bands
Ephemeral moments that came and flew
I miss you.

And then it was over, those doe-footed days
Sun-chip saltiness with a lingering taste
I dwell too much on memories—still in my mind
But those daisy smiles you've long left behind
So what's left to say? What's left to do?
I miss those daisy smiles.
I miss you.

The author's comments:
I hope that by reading this poem, you'll find images evoked in your mind of innocence, happiness, and a sort of melancholy at losing that.

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on Sep. 2 2010 at 7:28 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"

You are an amazing poet! All of your poems have had such great flow and imagery!

Never despair in your work.


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