Aufie Zophy

Gold Star - 17,375 Points (18 October 1964)

Little Purple Flower - Poem by Aufie Zophy

I am a little purple flower
My petals so extremely small
I 've stood in the grass for many an hour
Enjoying a breeze most of all

But, oh, what happened to my peers!
Just yesterday, it moved me to tears
While the children of John were playing their game
My peers were trampled to death, what a shame

When just before that, some bigger flowers were damaged
The children were scolded badly by John
But when my brothers were ravaged
It was noticed, sadly, by none

Today, however, I had a reason to smile
A nerd, or so he must be
Looked at this little purplish flower, a while
And took a picture of me

Even if tomorrow, to the worst of my fears
I have to die, as yesterday my peers
I will do so happily
since someone has seen the beauty in me.


Aufie Zophy,
8 May,2010, Bachok

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Comments about Little Purple Flower by Aufie Zophy

  • Paul Butters (6/23/2017 7:59:00 AM)


    Lovely poem. Makes me wonder what we miss with our heads in our cellphones. (Report) Reply

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  • Rajendran Muthiah (6/9/2017 12:25:00 AM)


    Excellently! As its beauty has been seen, it is careless about death tomorrow. Wonderful mam! (Report) Reply

  • Tom Allport (6/4/2017 8:54:00 AM)


    a wonderful poem of a flower so bright that it actually knew of it's own beauty? .......well written (Report) Reply

  • Sarah Persson (5/21/2017 3:04:00 AM)


    A beautiful story of a lone flower delighted that you saw it. The flower will now live forever thanks to your beautiful poem. (Report) Reply

  • Bharati Nayak (5/15/2017 2:00:00 AM)


    A great thought expressed through this beautiful poem.Our life may be short, but if we can give something to others within this short span it is a worthy life; it is a life fulfilled.
    A little purple flower amazes me wit its simple beauty.To quote from the poem- -
    Today, however, I had a reason to smile
    A nerd, or so he must be
    Looked at this little purplish flower, a while
    And took a picture of me

    Even if tomorrow, to the worst of my fears
    I have to die, as yesterday my peers
    I will do so happily
    since someone has seen the beauty in me.
    (Report) Reply

  • Cheryl Tutaan (5/5/2017 12:39:00 PM)


    I simply keep on smiling while reading this lovely, beautiful poem...thank you so much... 😊 (Report) Reply

  • Kathy Van Kurin (3/2/2017 1:36:00 PM)


    Aufie Zophy,
    Our larger existence is the total of the small within our day to day lives; in thought, deed, and in interpretation of what we see, feel and hear. Your poem, (Little Purple Flower) gave voice to the tiny blessings which if swept over we may simply miss. Thank you for writing. Blessings to you in your life and writing. May you continue to grow and learn and question and I hope you find true meaning.........................................Kathy
    (Report) Reply

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  • Rajnish Mishra (2/18/2017 12:56:00 AM)

    Response
    Liked the way small things were woven with the big themes. Liked the sea of flowers in the end. I will come back for more. (Report) Reply

  • (2/7/2017 11:02:00 AM)

    I love purple flowers..
    and more so the small fragile ones that go unnoticed :)
    Beautiful poem.
    (Report) Reply

  • Terry Craddock (1/4/2017 1:36:00 AM)


    Sweet Scent Memories Eternal Smile

    love passing beauty may wilt fade
    like short temporal flowering flowers
    sweet scent memories eternal smile

    Copyright © Terence George Craddock
    Inspired by the poem 'Little Purple Flower' by the poet Aufie Zophy.
    Dedicated to the poet Aufie Zophy.
    (Report) Reply

  • Terry Craddock (1/3/2017 3:58:00 PM)


    a'Even if tomorrow, to the worst of my fears
    I have to die, as yesterday my peers
    I will do so happily
    since someone has seen the beauty in me.'

    loved every stanza in this wonderful poem about the passing beauty and short temporal life of flowers, the last stanza is worth meditating over as a life philosophy, a wonderful write Aufie
    (Report) Reply

  • (12/18/2016 2:09:00 PM)

    Little Purple Flower
    Beautifully written was to express our desires to be remembered lovingly by someone who has seen beauty in us. (Report) Reply

  • (12/18/2016 2:07:00 PM)

    Little Purple flower
    A gentle sweet poem that expresses a heartfelt wish that is universal, the desire to be remembered somehow, by someone who remembers that we were beautiful (Report) Reply

  • Hazel Durham (12/17/2016 12:10:00 PM)


    A poem that is so moving it deals with how we all at times feels insignificant and the power of somebody seeing our potential, our beauty. We bloom forever eternally in a garden of love and respect. A poem that is an outstanding write! (Report) Reply

  • (12/6/2016 9:05:00 AM)


    I hope the beautiful little purple flower never dies.... (Report) Reply

    Hans Vr Hans Vr (12/10/2016 12:10:00 AM)

    I love this comment!

  • Hebert Logerie Sr. (12/5/2016 7:25:00 AM)

    A Legendary Story
    Very phantasmagoric! (Report) Reply

  • Muzahidul Reza (10/31/2016 10:25:00 AM)


    I am a little purple flower
    My petals so extremely small
    I 've stood in the grass for many an hour
    Enjoying a breeze most of all

    very nice poen with significant meaning
    (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (8/28/2016 12:03:00 PM)


    'Little purplish flower'! Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Adolphus Moses (8/14/2016 3:57:00 PM)


    A beautiful poem from a talented poet.. (Report) Reply

  • Krishnakumar Chandrasekar Nair (7/25/2016 10:55:00 AM)


    Our lives are but purple flowers
    Briefly to bloom, then to wither and die
    But in between too many lovers
    Who do not shed tears as we withered lie

    (by lovers I mean bees. Great poem of yours....I enjoyed it.)
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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 14, 2010

Poem Edited: Saturday, March 19, 2016


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