John Knight

Rookie (8 September 1933 / Liverpool - UK)

1023 Language Of Flowers - Poem by John Knight

When you write a POEM - always tip in a few flowers - they will restore a fragrance to your words - and sweeten everybody's mind who reads them!

ALYSSUM - Shows us an exquisite beauty
BLUEBELL - Is humble - devotion to duty.
CAMELIA - Shows me how lovely you are
DELPHINIUM - Warm hearted - Yes you are my star.
EIDELWEISS - Purity - whiter than snow
FRESIA - Innocence - love waiting to grow.
GARDENIA - Love that is secret and hidden
HYACINTH - Playful always ready when bidden.
IRIS - Shows passion and ardour in love
JASMINE - Is sensual 'scent' from above.
KNAUTIA - Brings all her colour to life
LAVENDER - Faithfulnesss between a Man and his Wife.
MAGNOLIA - Dignity - sharing and each in his place
NARCISSUS - Sheer beauty of figure and face.
ORCHID - A beauty that's special and rare
PRIMROSE - Satisfaction in all that we share.
QUINCE - Is temptation in life and in love
ROSE - Is perfection and pure as a dove,
SNOWDROPS - Bring hope for two-thousand and ten
TULIPS - Perfection in life and love for you then.
ULEX - Brings glory and sparkle each day
VIOLETS - Are faithful and by you forever will stay.
WISTERIA - Welcomes you - Sister & Brother
XERANTHEMIUM - Love that we share with each other.
YARROW - brings healing to body and mind
ZINNIA - My Love - every day you will find! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

(John Knight - Frosty Colchester - 28 December 2009)


Comments about 1023 Language Of Flowers by John Knight

  • (4/7/2010 11:35:00 AM)


    Lavender is one of my favorite smells. My room is filled with pot-pourri. The Garden of Paradise. An enchanting poem.


    B.B.
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  • (3/21/2010 5:31:00 AM)


    My dearest John, it was simply beautiful poem. I loved white roses, but i rather be a wild flower, rare as an orchids.Coz i think that is my personality.Its definitely me. (Report) Reply

  • (1/8/2010 10:47:00 PM)


    DEAR JOHN,
    AFTER WRITING MY -'A TRIBUTE TO CHRYANTHEMUMS', ON PAGE 1, - I WAS SEARCHING FOR A POEM LIKE THIS & FINALLY FOUND IT! YOU HAVE DONE A WONDERUL JOB! THANKS FOR THIS GREAT POEM! 10 ++
    -Raj
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  • (1/2/2010 1:24:00 PM)


    Excellent Sir…..
    But ----------?

    ‘Daisy missing…
    Most tolerant n’ amusing
    Tread them
    Smile again n’ again’ ~ niv
    Ms. Nivedita
    UK

    PS 10 [for missing Daisy]
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  • (12/28/2009 7:04:00 AM)


    this is outstanding poetry John.....I feel enlightened after reading this piece...how you have differentiated between flowers and their relevance to life..it is simply magical and metaphorical...wow is the word.... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 28, 2009



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