The Proud Violet
My journey through cold
Darkened matter hastened me
To rise and find the sun,
That radiant paradise,
That warm hand that
Stretches through eternity,
Born from ancient visions and
Kept alive through its
Perennial plan
My simple, familiar body
Brags about how I
Can soften hearts and
Adorn empty spaces
My evolving, complex network
Explains how Mother Nature
Is a silent genius that can
Rejuvenate itself as it
Passes through time
Even though I am little
I am an offspring of
Nature’s perpetual stability

As featured in "Long Story Short" magazine

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Charlotte B. Williams
12 months

Great poem, Violets are a true work of nature’s art.
It’s good to read your poetry again.

over 4 years

This is mystic poetry! Wow!

Mercedes Dembo
almost 5 years

Continuous renewal.

Robert L. Martin
about 5 years

Thank you Shemene. I'm really glad you are back to writing again.

Shemené Kok
about 5 years

Beautiful, it describes pure beauty. Something we often take for granted.

Robert L. Martin
about 5 years

Thank you Delilah Mother Nature sure is a beautiful lady

about 5 years

The beauty of natural art! No matter the magnitude.. How beautiful... xxxx

Robert L. Martin
about 5 years

Wow. Thank you, Catherine. I'm honored that you liked my poem. Yours are so very beautiful. I get inspired when I read them.

about 5 years

Thank you I just saw this comment ... When I came back to read this again ... Still love it

about 5 years

Dang it pushed send before finished .. It's a long enough comment as it is .. Can't help myself my poems always so long also... But my
Last thought was just the duality of the simple flower and the intricate design of nature .. A small part of the huge design ... Fascinating

about 5 years

Sigh... Wow... Such a simple thing and you made and described it in a way that was just fascinating to me ..... It almost seems like a metaphor unknown to
Me ...but maybe not ... Anyways Robert frost may describe an object of nature beautifully you know It's design and physical look and you did that and also described it's psychology.. Erm ..if that makes any sense .. I'm not the best at putting into words exactly what Mean sometimes...But eh .. ..I've been on a long hiatus from this site .. My internet is now back and I'm glad to be reading all of the poems I've missed..But I just love this little poem the simplicity and depth call to my ever intense love of duality..

Robert L. Martin
about 5 years

Thanx, Vic.

about 5 years

Nice little poem, just like the little violet it was dedicated to.

Robert L. Martin
about 5 years

Such a feeble flower, but part of a complex network of big powerful Mother Nature. Thank you you, Charlotte

Charlotte B. Williams
about 5 years

This is beautiful.

Joe Marflak
about 5 years


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