Theresa Ann Moore

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A Sunflower - Poem by Theresa Ann Moore

Your beauty may not be that of an orchid or a rose
Among blooms on earth your face radiantly glows
Your cadmium petals surround a nucleus of energy
Attracting vast admiration of the highest degree

As a burning star is the center of our solar loop
So does the sunflower invite a circling group…
Birds of the wild excitedly discover and consume
Nourishing seeds without the benefit of perfume

Each morsel is held within a purposeful concourse
Designed with amazing calculations like the universe
When I look upon the phenomenon I have the pleasure
Of grasping an appreciation for a well-planned adventure

1/11/08

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  • (1/11/2008 3:15:00 PM)


    Take me there with this one where I live here in France there are vast fields of them
    just like a Vangou painting as inspiring as you poem 10 Chris
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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 11, 2008

Poem Edited: Friday, January 11, 2008


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