sylvia spencer

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A Cry For Help - Poem by sylvia spencer

Dont keep me hidden,
in this dark room,
please show me the sun,
so that I can bloom.
I know you kept me here,
just to keep me warm,
but now it is time,
to show me the dawn.
I am ready to flower,
I need some light,
and the warmth of the sun,
that shines so bright.
I have been shut away,
all winter long,
my bulb and stem,
are now extra strong.
My date is near,
to join all the rest,
and show off my trumpet
at it's very best.
I dont care where I stand,
or where I go,
I just want to put on,
a very good show.
I am boasting not,
but I will be, a real smart fellow
standing proud,
in the brightest of yellow.
If I go out now,
they say I am sure to catch a chill, ,
so I am stuck in this room,
on a drafty windowsill.
It's frosty outside,
but the crocuses bloom,
and here I remain, in this dark tomb
the March winds blow, I'll be in such a state,
I know I wont pass my graduation date.

Comments about A Cry For Help by sylvia spencer

  • (7/26/2006 2:28:00 PM)

    a good example of integrating human & plant's feeling in one stream.... (Report) Reply

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  • (6/14/2006 11:58:00 PM)

    Sylvia...Wow...that is too cool! ! Great minds apparently do think alike! LOL
    Thanks for telling me about your was awesome!
    Dee Daffodil
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  • Ernestine Northover (6/6/2006 3:45:00 PM)

    This is sweet and as I'm a Floral Artist, I love anything to do with plants and flowers. Lovely write. Love Ernestine XXX (Report) Reply

  • Deanna More (5/23/2006 9:28:00 PM)

    Ah! Once again, your PEN merits applause!

    This intial somber plea...
    'Don't keep me hidden
    in this dark room..'
    grabs the reader's attention and the Waterfall GUSH of Pure Poetry, holds them spellbound, till the last word of the final line.

    Keenly descriptive, as is ALL of your work!

    A true Fan!

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  • john tiong chunghoo (3/26/2006 7:26:00 AM)

    quite in the same vein as the flag i wrote today. lovely, sylvia very sensitive wirte. (Report) Reply

  • (3/1/2006 9:11:00 AM)

    You say in your biography you previously gave up writing. Don't! - this is something to which so many can relate, and delightfully, tragically and pleadingly expressed. (Report) Reply

  • Charles M Moore (2/27/2006 4:54:00 PM)

    Very nice poem Sylvia, you know your subject. (Report) Reply

  • (2/23/2006 5:25:00 PM)

    Loved the security aspect and then the need to bloom.Excellently put.Your A Star.Love Duncan (Report) Reply

  • (2/22/2006 4:46:00 AM)

    Really enjoyed this one, I like anything to do with nature and this had a nice slant to it, keep up the good work: -) (Report) Reply

  • (2/21/2006 12:35:00 PM)

    Very nice Sylvia! This is the best part of springtime.....I don't have any daffodils but I do have a few tulips that come up each spring. Every year I tell myself I'm going to plant daffodils cause I'm always so envious when everyone else has flowers up but us! Lovely poem. Sincerely, mary (Report) Reply

  • Sylvia Chidi (2/20/2006 1:16:00 PM)

    A very pleasurable joyful poem (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, February 20, 2006

Poem Edited: Sunday, March 12, 2006

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