Sunday, October 23, 2011

Celebrate Autumn With Two More Sunflower Poems

             

HAIKU IV




God shines joy!  Big!  Bold!

Earth umber haloed in gold.

Sunflower.  Full bloom.



Maude Carolan Pych

 



SUNFLOWERS IN AUTUMN


Stooped specters stand above my head;
giant sunflowers, shriveled, dead.

Remember when they lined the lanes
with freckled faces, golden manes?

We so admired their stately style;
could not pass by without a smile.

Well, they have had their glory days,
competing with the sun’s own blaze.

Their golden tears have bathed the earth.
With petals gone, so is the mirth

they gave. Their leaves are brittle brown;
their heads are drooping toward the ground,

like men whose grandeur has been lost
by life that’s hurled them tempest-tossed.

It would be sad, but heed my words…
Their seeds now feed the hungry birds!

Maude Carolan Pych

 

1 comment:

  1. I am glad that Maude finally has her own blog. Her poetry has been an inspiration through the years and it deserves to be shared by many who love poetry honoring their Lord, Jesus Christ.

    Bob

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