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Rating: 4.7
I am like a dandelion
Once pretty now ugly
and pieces of me fly away.
Either way i am a weed.
Pretending to be a flower doesn't change that.
I'm not valued or thought highly by florists,
but strangely I've found one that likes me....
Now I'm holding onto my pieces, and growing backwards,
but I don't mind.....
I was a weed,
but a perfect weed,
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u make it sound so soothing and soft..amazing write.bravo!
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Robert Whitney 18 December 2008
britt, if i aint soundin starkerish, u r beautiful at heart, having never met u, u takeaway my air and astound me everytime we message, u r a great poet, and r beautiful at heart, and dontneed to change for any1 but urself, i have givin this advice to many
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Reshma Ramesh 10 October 2008
wow.......this one is too good........10!
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Emily Oldham 14 September 2008
I have always liked dandelions- I think they're more beautiful than a daisy, or a daffodil- and I love this poem. Thanks Athena :)
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Eliv Thade 11 September 2008
I like it very much. It really portrays the feelings of a dandelion I think it symbolizes that anything can be beautiful.
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Maria Isabel Oropeza 10 September 2008
i really like this poem. it explains that in life, you're looking for something. though unsure of what it is, you know how you want to be in the end. it's desperate for attention and i think fitting in. perhaps one day, you will blossom into the beautiful flower inside you. Be Different. Be You. Elizabeth
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Ency Bearis 09 September 2008
a very nice write...great poem..and nicely expressed...well done for a good start Ency Bearis
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Hopeu Likadapoem 09 September 2008
Time to blossom into your true beautful self, A rose may rise up through the confusion of life
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Stacey Watts 09 September 2008
Very beautiful poem your are an extremely talented writer. I can't wait to read more of your work...
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Greenwolfe 1962 09 September 2008
Yoonoos is my good friend and I like the points he made about your technical merits here. This is a fine poem. For me, The fact that you had a specific purpose was important. The specific meaning is always much harder to do and I confess that I prefer crystal clarity, whereas others may not. I gave it an 8 and a recommendation to other readers to read it. All in all, it is a keeper as they say.
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