Lindsey Priest

Rookie (5: 6: 54 / Huddersfield England)

Wonder - Poem by Lindsey Priest

Riotous colour
Petals bright as sunshine
Splashes of scarlet
Run ragged
To the heart
Of the flower head.
Momentary beauty
For appreciation,
Soon to lose
It’s fresh bloom.
A living, dying flower.

Youthful and pretty
Gasps of admiration
Desirable, desired
More than a moment
Weeks, months, years,
Eternally beautiful

Bloom withers


Soul survives.

Listen to this poem:

Comments about Wonder by Lindsey Priest

There is no comment submitted by members..

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 30, 2006

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Caged Bird
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
[Report Error]