AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Eileen Granfors, iTuchy (Carl) Palmieri, iDilip Dahanukar, iJack Harney, iD. Wayne Dworsky, iMatthew Miller, iRobin Ouzman Hislop, i

  Home > Philosophy > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

madeline andrews

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Poetry
· Stories
· Blog
· 16 Titles
· 51 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Oct, 2003

madeline andrews, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
Bitter Water
by Sherri Smith

They say you can't go home again, but this time they are wrong! Author Sherri Smith leads the reader gently through Bitter Water. As an insecure teenager, Mara Conley f..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
Eternal Recurrence ...a step out of time
by Tom Kitt

Eternal recurrence is the root of everything. It is the fountain of truth - the ultimate philosophy; a recurring event that contains the most beautiful promise of life co..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Popular Poetry (Philosophy)
  1.  Life Is Like A Shooting Star (A Sonnet)
  2.  Determination
  3.  Pause
  4.  A Lesson in Humanity
  5.  The Concept of Odd/Even is a Philosophical
  6.  Make Your Choice
  7.  Non-conformist
  8.  THE MIRROR SPEAKS...
  9.  Justice vs. Injustice…
  10.  Is He in Love?
  11.  Sweet 16 Birthday Words of Wisdom
  12.  Grace
  13.  Am I Being Antisocial...?
  14.  Real Women Have Curves
  15.  Hail Caesar...
  16.  Branching Out
  17.  People Lie
  18.  Our Ship
  19.  Goodness, Passion, Darkness
  20.  Who Says Tomorrow Never Comes?





pondering the responcibility of an orchid
by madeline andrews

Thursday, December 09, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by madeline andrews
•  Remembering What Matters
•  hollow air
•  a smoke in the cold
•  poem for grandpa
•  for nielsie
           >> View all 14



here i am,
fragile as a tremulous ghost orchid,
wavering between frailty and esteem,
wondering to what degree
my taking of nutrients from the soil
warrents me resonsible
for providing something of substance
for anything else--

or is my silent beauty--
calling to others
using no sound or song
(although, perhaps a whisper),
continually captured as still
and serene
in tattered photographs--
though indefinatly still succeptable
to a blustery day--
is it enough?

is my subtle beauty--
existing only when somebody
has the will and patience of mind
to look at, or recongnize
my soft, white glow
contrasting my often mundane
background of earth--
is it enough?


Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Jerry Andrews 6/28/2008
It's enough. Take my word for it. You look into yourself, often and deeply. Use your spellcheck if you have one. You owe it to your readers to not distract them from the fine things and ideas you express. Give them your best in every way(just the way I see it).By the way, if I make any errors they're not spelling errors- Just because I can't type for shit. Jerry
Reviewed by Tracey L. O' Very (Reader) 12/15/2004
An Orchid is Beautiful and You really hit on all it's beauty the whispers I like that. This whole poem is very Beautiful and like the way you wrote it as you were the orchid.
Have a Wonderful day everyday.
Tracey
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 12/14/2004
Valid questions and effective analogy, Madeline. Thank you for sharing. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by Martin Hebert 12/11/2004
~~~~very good poem~~~~~
~~~martin~~~
Reviewed by Lori Moore 12/9/2004
Nice theme.
Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.