Sandra Fowler

Rookie (February,4,1937 / W. Columbia, WV, USA)

Queen Of The Meadow - Poem by Sandra Fowler

I think the leaves have chosen, my brave friend.
They patch the old roof with their berry blue.
I taste our epitaph in chimney smoke.
Queen of the meadow, where has August gone?

Queen Of The Meadow is a wildflower that comes and goes with August.


Comments about Queen Of The Meadow by Sandra Fowler

  • Rookie Shashendra Amalshan (10/18/2009 5:40:00 AM)

    The sweet fragrance of the Queen of Meadows seems to ooze out from your poem
    Very beautiful.. Lovely piece of work..10

    with love
    shan (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Cindy Kreiner Sera (5/8/2009 8:17:00 AM)

    Short lifespan but beauty and memory of them linger on - thanks for sharing - Cindy (Report) Reply

  • Rookie James Foulk (6/2/2008 6:00:00 PM)

    a wonderful poem that you picture very well with your words of knowledge. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Hemakumar Nanayakkara (4/29/2008 5:24:00 AM)

    A wonderful piece of write. I like the beautiful descriptions of this poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie David Desantis (4/25/2008 8:49:00 AM)

    beautiful....i love your descriptions of nature, they always take me to some warm place. I feel as if I'm staring at a painting, or sitting in a field! ! Your excellent by all accounts 10/10 (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,400 Points James B. Earley (3/3/2008 6:12:00 AM)

    Thanks for sharing this delightful taste of art! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Julia Klimenova (1/3/2008 7:54:00 AM)

    Short-lived, ephemeral flowers, relationships, feelings... And the poem is so aptly brief, to render this idea. Great write. Warmly, Julia (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Corrine Andrews (11/26/2007 11:40:00 AM)

    it's nice to read your poetry again, my friend, and this is a very nice peice.
    with love from,
    corrine andrews (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 476 Points Bill Grace (9/11/2007 10:15:00 PM)

    Another wonderful poem. Always fresh imagery. And, I love it when poets share their codes that makes a work even more vital. Bill Grace (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,192 Points Melvina Germain (8/24/2007 8:44:00 PM)

    A very creative write Sandra, the ending of summer and fall soon to come. Excellent work as usual.--Melvina-- (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Roy Storey (8/20/2007 5:36:00 PM)

    Time and time another summer summer gone this a lovly one i like it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Raul Castelan (7/30/2007 7:03:00 AM)

    This was a quick one, but a sweet one. I see that you are very creative with your words and vision. NICELY DONE! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Tara very irritated with PH injustice (7/28/2007 4:29:00 AM)

    This soothing piece strikes me as very Eliot-esque... or even an improvement, dare I say it... (and from me there can be no higher compliment) . A true stunner. t x (Report) Reply

  • Rookie R H (7/27/2007 3:13:00 PM)

    A wonderful observation on the passing of time; an ephemeral whisper that echoes natures call... beautiful as ever Sandra - not a word wasted. Justine. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,564 Points john tiong chunghoo (7/26/2007 7:32:00 AM)

    dear sandra, read this and love the nature of it all. the meaning, isearch it in the queen of my heart. thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Will Barber (7/25/2007 11:46:00 PM)

    The Queen of the Meadow nourishes next year's delight. I hope you see also the migratory Monarchs, as they pass by! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Alison Cassidy (7/23/2007 12:06:00 AM)

    A perfect metaphor for the elusive and inevitable passing of time - your queen of the meadow captures life's fleeting nature to perfection. Your words bloom and fade in just four lines, but their impression is timeless. Exquisite image. love, Allie xxxx (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 662 Points Uriah Hamilton (7/21/2007 6:03:00 PM)

    We all disappear like a beautiful dream but I believe in my heart that your great southern poetry will always bloom anew.
    Uriah (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Mary Naylor (7/21/2007 6:02:00 PM)

    This poem has a beauty that fills the heart with joy! It elevates and dignifies nature. It builds
    a closer bond with nature and makes you feel how dear the natural world is to our hearts. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 29 Points Robert Howard (7/21/2007 2:39:00 PM)

    Beautifully done. How very interesting: a wildflower that is a harbinger of Autumn.

    All the best, Robert (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, July 20, 2007

Poem Edited: Monday, July 4, 2011


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