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  A Daffodil for Silas
by Patrick A Granfors
Thursday, January 05, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.

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Something different


The hillside ablaze in yellows

Challenges Sol himself

A lens-less kaleidoscope turns

Before my very eyes

The glowing daffodils

Sway in the soft afternoon breeze

Swirling colors and patterns

A universe of motion

Invites me to complete my task

A daffodil for Silas







For a man who is slowly dying inside

Who pleads silently for acceptance

Who publically drives the wedge

Between those who might care

Between those who do care


Is my confidant


Is my enemy


Knows me well


My bouquet of one




A daffodil for Silas 




Copyright 2012 Patrick Granfors




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Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson 1/10/2012
Great imagery and picture in first poem. The second poem is a wee bit baffling!...M
Reviewed by Janna Hill 1/8/2012
A clever write Patrick.
:) Janna
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger 1/7/2012
Swirling the colors of patterns ~ interesting write Patrick
Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by Richard King 1/6/2012
This one might be a bit beyond me, but I'm trying to catch up.... pedaling fast... Dick
Reviewed by Mark Lichterman 1/6/2012
Actually I'm a bit lost on this one, Patrick, but I do want to let you know that I've been here.
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 1/6/2012
Very different....but I love it! Leaves one soul-searching! WEll done, Patrick!

Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/6/2012
Quite different, indeed; but quite thought provoking.
Reviewed by Chip Bergeron 1/5/2012
Thank you for sharing, Paztrick. The story your poem tells sounds all too familiar. I've had to deal with Narcissus' in my life, and also the Narcissus I often become.

Chip Bergeron
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/5/2012
Thank you for sharing this meaningful and thought-awakening write, Patrick. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/5/2012
leave Narcissus to Narcissus,and choose life! have missed your fine writing,Patrick!etw
Reviewed by Vivian Dawson 1/5/2012
A yellow rose of friendship for our clever Patrick!!
Not to befall the fate of a Narcissus!!!

Lady Vivian
Reviewed by Paul Berube 1/5/2012
Enjoyable! Very nicely done, Patrick.

  1. G R A S S
  2. Words Will Never Express How Lucky I am to
  3. Love is Like a Flower
  4. Facing the fuure
  5. You Donít Know Me
  6. It's Simple
  7. The Liar
  8. If Jane Were a Cajun
  9. Withdrawn...
  10. Wishful Thinking
  11. Blood Of A Slave, Heart Of A King
  12. No Room for Fear
  14. Ominous
  15. Happy New Year (rhyming acrostic)
  16. A Little Drop of Rain
  17. Freedom of Speech
  18. Pond Of Soul
  19. Water Kinda Runnin' Kinda Dim
  20. Yesterday

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