Sunflower 1/1/11


I do not reach the golden orb

Which you call the sun

And as I wonder

What deems it so powerful

This center of all life and creation

I will




But if I fail

I do not belong


On Earth with this honey glazed star

Amid the glory

So I inch my way up

Up to the heavens above


Published in A Celebration of Poets 2012

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