Learn More

David McLansky

Rookie - 396 Points (5/24/1944 / New York City)

The Deer Ate My Tulip Tops


Sheared them off, their petals cropped;
The blazing reds, the yellow creams,
Have disappeared as in a dream;
I will not hunt down doe and fawn
Catch them as they cross the lawn,
In foggy mist take their life,
Shoot them, skin them with a knife;
I’ve seen the petals through my screens,
At first light bobbing in speckled beams;
The beauty that I chanced upon
Was sufficient in the dawn;
It seared a memory in my brain,
Its’ beauty always shall remain.

Submitted: Friday, September 13, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 16, 2013
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (The Deer Ate My Tulip Tops by David McLansky )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Swollen Heart, Ronald Chapman
  2. Riddle poem-2, DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK
  3. silly room moms drinking starbucks, Mandolyn ...
  4. Be a man, devon da poet
  5. Bright Star, JJ Evendon
  6. O lord Jesus, I've dragged your name in .., devon da poet
  7. Recession to Poverty, Roger Bussey
  8. Our Life, Roger Bussey
  9. Iconography, Frank Avon
  10. Memories of the Past, Roger Bussey

Poem of the Day

poet Henry David Thoreau

Conscience is instinct bred in the house,
Feeling and Thinking propagate the sin
By an unnatural breeding in and in.
I say, Turn it out doors,
Into the moors.
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  5. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  6. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  8. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  9. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  10. Conscience, Henry David Thoreau

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]