Dandelions

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Golden yellow waves

Flowing, vibrating, shining,

Citrine sapphires, revealing

The secret of the breeze.

A song of freedom

A lashing, liberty, energy,

Fields, made of yellow jade suns

Changing, turning, resonating,

Shards of light.

Touching my eyes, filling my soul,

Through golden oceans,

A sparkling yellow sea,

A saffron painted corner,

A lemon endless cover,

Energy of swaying citrine,

Renewing, cleansing, shifting,

A soothing deep within,

In a forgotten corner,

Under a eternal healing sun,

Flowered field

Golden yellow waves.

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Written for Poetry Jam

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14 Responses to Dandelions

  1. Gabriella says:

    I enjoyed tour exploration of the dandelion’s color. There is something beautiful about a field of dandelions. I like the idea of the ‘song of freedom’.

  2. brian miller says:

    nice….i like the golden yellow waves…there is a sense of movement in your verse as well alan…its a cool verse….

  3. Mary says:

    There is so much beauty in those flowered fields of golden yellow dandelions waving in the wind.

  4. Donna Smith says:

    My favorite “A sparkling yellow sea”. I love to come across a huge field of yellow like that.

  5. Laurie Kolp says:

    So refreshing, Alan… much needed and appreciated. I especially like–

    Through golden oceans,
    A sparkling yellow sea,
    A saffron painted corner,
    A lemon endless cover,
    Energy of swaying citrine

  6. Gillena Cox says:

    luv your celebration of the ‘healing sun’
    have a nice Wednesday

    much love…

  7. After reading this, how could anyone not find beauty in the dandelion?

  8. peggygoetz says:

    A field of dandelions would be so lovely–they just seem to pop up now and then around here. This is a fun prompt. Thank you.

  9. Kathe W. says:

    what a lovely poem- nothing bettr than seeing Golden Yellow Waves!

  10. Wendy Bourke says:

    “Citrine sapphires, revealing the secret of the breeze.” Just lovely. There is so much in a breeze, I think – especially for poets.

  11. Lasha says:

    I now see dandelion in a different angle………….

  12. susan says:

    The movement of a field of dandelions or grass or daisies is surely something to see … it reminds me of flocks of birds the shift their flight on the breezes or water ripples on a pond surface … the movement is always so hypnotic … your exploration of the dandelions colors and movement is just beautiful!

  13. “Citrine sapphires” — lovely imagery! The humble dandelion would be proud!

  14. Nick says:

    Lovely shades of yellow throughout the poem with some wonderful metaphors. I enjoyed this, Alan.

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