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Hand picked flowers from my dear old friend, Betty.
by Kay P M- Devenish

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Many friends have come and gone,
(and all of them I love,)
but one so dear,(a soul of cheer)
I must now tell you of.
Her name is simply, 'Betty,'
so charming and so wise,
petite and sweet,
with dancing feet,
and sparkling pale blue eyes.
She hasn't got a mean bone in,
she's always there for kith and kin,
her heart so gentle ,soft and true ,
(she is an angel through and through.)
Oh what surprise, a gift she brought,
from her garden, where she sought,
a bunch of roses, (what delight!)
with sunset colours, pink and bright.
I think perhaps she never knew,
how great her gift would be,
for nothing in my life's so dear,
as flowers...picked...for me.
I have been spoiled so many times,
by friends who've sent me flowers,
and many gifts have come my way,
to brighten up my hours.
However, there has 'NEVER' been
a wealth so rich to see,
than blossoms ('HAND PICKED,')
from a friend,
especially...for me.
And so, Tonight,
whilst I'm alone,
and pensive in this room,
I soak their beauty,
basking in, each and every bloom.
I guess the petals soon will drop,
then no one else will know,
the peace and beauty I beheld,
as they beguiled my soul.
Oh Betty, such a cheerful deed,
has reached me through and through,
no words I write,
express the sight,
of flowers picked by you.
As time goes by,
friends may part,
for nothing stays the same,
but always...
will these hand picked flowers,
in this glad heart...remain.

By kay p m-devenish

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Reviewed by *********** ********** (Reader)
What a lovely have such beautiful deep thoughts....that you plant into the gardens of such beautiful verse..

Gotta love ya.......Take care, Dani
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie
This was so beautiful, such a lovely tribute..I loved reading this..

Reviewed by Steve Ralph
Kay this is beautiful. and you're right of course there is nothing quite as good as hand picked flowers
your pommy pal steve
Reviewed by na na (Reader)
Kay, this is so very touching and romantic.
The thought behind a gift is so important. I know the pedals of the flowers pick by Betty will fall forever; leaving comfort and joy from a dear friend forever. Bill Murray
Reviewed by Trish - The Trickster
Lovely tribute.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
oh!! Kay this was really nice!!

Thanks for sharing !!

Love YA
Reviewed by Jaclynn Huntington
Oh, I do like this one! Wonderful flow and a beautiful description.
Reviewed by Vesna Vanessa
..hey Kay, how's the weather down under.? Actually I parents still live sister, who lives in Melb. is visisting me at the present time enjoying the Croatian summer..
I enjoyed your poem very much ..YOU are also a wonderful friend I hope your friends appreciate ya..{{hugs}}
Reviewed by Mark Mahoney
Excellent Kay, a truly superb write and a smashing read, well done, take care, Mark xx
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya
Gripping write...excellent!!!
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
Wonderful memories. Well written, too.
Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen
Gorgeous and heart-felt, Kay! Absolutely loved this winsome piece!! :)
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader)

Hey aussie sunshine this is
truly beautioful
Love Lady Peg
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Love this one Kay so excellent in rhythm and rhyme, so wonderful in praise of friends, as beautiful as the roses you got!
Reviewed by Sandie Angel
Wonderful write, Kay! Your words are so beautifully-crafted!

May Lu a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK
Really Neat!!!

Reviewed by Tony Nerone

Reviewed by Kate Clifford
Beautiful write with great descriptions!
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

what a splendiferous day you've had! and what beautiful poems you've penned!

we are all the more blessed by it--keep writing, my dear, and having great days! :)

(((HUGS))) and love,

karla. :)
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