Dandelion Poem

December 6, 2010 at 1:05 am 9 comments


I have a soft spot for the dandelion with its beautiful yellow flowers. I admire its determination to survive even in the harshest of conditions. But it’s a weed and a free spirit. It doesn’t sit well on manicured grounds. If this poem speaks to you, then we are kindred spirits. Dear one, I wrote it for you.

would i give air to this feeling
buried deep in snow
would you give it sun and space
would you let it grow

i’m not a rose i know
i’m a lowly bred
i’m a dandelion
with a yellow head

would i show up in your garden
would i make it through
or would you let me die in spring
with memories of you

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9 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Ruchi  |  December 8, 2010 at 9:28 am

    Its so beautiful!

    Thank you! 🙂

    Reply
    • 2. plaridel  |  December 8, 2010 at 2:38 pm

      ruchi:

      glad you like it. happy holidays to you and yours. 🙂

      Reply
  • 3. Nortehanon  |  December 10, 2010 at 2:55 am

    Aba, poet din pala kayo sir 😉 Nice poem po. From now on I shall look at dandelions with much appreciation 🙂

    Reply
    • 4. plaridel  |  December 10, 2010 at 3:23 pm

      nortehanon:

      cool! when you see one, please think of me. 🙂

      Reply
  • 5. Joy  |  January 13, 2011 at 4:35 pm

    More! More!

    Reply
  • 6. sumitchaudharyalt  |  June 17, 2014 at 2:43 pm

    Good!!!

    Reply
    • 7. plaridel  |  June 17, 2014 at 4:05 pm

      sumitchaudharyalt:

      thank you.

      Reply
  • 8. JessMess92  |  January 29, 2017 at 9:34 am

    Kindered we are. I love the fact that you stated how this lovely little weed is a free spirit. I hope you find the dandelion within always.

    Reply
    • 9. plaridel  |  January 29, 2017 at 2:55 pm

      jess:

      thank you for the kind comment. deeply appreciated.

      Reply

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