To Be A Dandelion

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Charmed Chaos

“I have been thinking about living like the lilies that blow in the fields.”- Lilies, by Mary Oliver


I have been thinking I’d like to be a dandelion that has no home
roaming free on the sultry breeze until I find some fertile loam

And when I land in a soft emerald pasture, I’ll take root and stay
spending my days as an innocent child, joyous and amazed

I’ll raise my bright lemon face to meet the healing light,
I’ll let the bees gather golden pollen as they swarm and dive

I’ll watch the peacock butterflies flit from bloom to bloom
tasting the brilliant jeweled wildflowers, gone all too soon

But me I’ll still be standing in the hot sun, changing and
rearranging into a luminous white capped one

One day a summer gust will come, and my seeds will ascend
and I’ll float with an air of laissez-faire on…

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