Petals

When you wake with petals
strewn at your inner imaginings,
you try to live up to the sweet start,

hold your daughter
against your cheek, tell her
colours of the rainbow . . .

K. S. Moore

Doll and PetalsAbout a month ago, I woke up with the image of rose petals in my head.  Struck by the beautiful thought, I immediately wrote a few words down.  The verse above is the opening to a longer poem that I am still working on.  I found the petals led me on to think about all that is good in my life – my daughters, my husband, and everything they do to make me smile.  There is a sense of being blessed and of thankfulness and hope in this poem, which I am pleased to have captured.

 

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K. S. Moore is a Writer and Poet. Her poetry has recently appeared in Crannog Magazine, Nutshells and Nuggets, And Other Poems, Ink Sweat and Tears and The Seventh Quarry.Flash Fiction and short stories have featured in FlashFlood, Metazen, Number Eleven and The Bohemyth. Shortlists have included: Flash Mob 2013, Blog Awards Ireland and 99 Fiction.K. S. Moore has read her poetry at Swansea's Dylan Thomas Festival and at Waterford Writers' Weekend. She is the founder and facilitator of Waterford's 'Write Club' and occasionally leads workshops on poetry and short fiction.

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