Geoff Warden

Rookie (June 11 1962/ / London Ontario Canada)

The Flower And The Stone. - Poem by Geoff Warden

Lead me unto the gates of his grave where once shared the love
'tween Daughter and Father that is now just memory of the good
and the bad. Stand at this marble monument and explain the
comparison of the stone and the flower upon your lapel.
How does red coloured poppy bought off the shelf of
a dime stores sale, hold value to the dollar amount of
a marble statuette. How can you explain to me that the
weight of the statue verses the weight of that flower equal.

The marble statue recalls the Father......

The flower recalls the many he served with....


Comments about The Flower And The Stone. by Geoff Warden

  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (7/18/2014 9:16:00 PM)


    Mighty metaphors that are both meaningful and moving! (Report) Reply

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  • (11/10/2007 9:19:00 AM)


    Yes, deep and thoughtful Geoff...excellent write. Hugs, Diane (Report) Reply

  • Ernestine Northover (10/31/2007 12:22:00 PM)


    Beautifully described piece here Geoff. What a lovely way of explaining memorials and poppies. So very moving that it was super to read. I found this an excellent thoughtful write.
    Love and hugs Ernestine XXX
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  • (10/31/2007 12:06:00 PM)


    Deep and thoughtful.... HG: -) xx (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, April 21, 2011


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