The Giant Seed

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Hope lies at peace on your pillow,

Giant, sleeper, keeper of the seed.


A foetus in suspension then freed,

They heard your life's first cries,

And watched you rise from child

To man, rejoicing the day we

Established ties, starting the cycle 

Again, giving the seed a home, to

Create new life, new blood from stone.


The miracle of life? Indeed!

From seed a giant, from giant a seed.

◄ Ma Fleur

The Name Game - Part 2 ►

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Jeff

Sun 22nd Jan 2017 19:19

Nice piece & brings back memories of blowing on a dandelion clock count one o'clock two o'clock etc....& this is what time she loves me.....forgot all about that memory.....Jeff

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Paul Waring

Sat 21st Jan 2017 12:51

Hi Hazel, thank you for reading and for your good question, but, no, the picture did not inspire the poem, I just thought it looked a good match! Thanks again, Paul

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Paul Waring

Sat 21st Jan 2017 12:48

Hi Col, thank you, I always appreciate your comments. I'll post The Name Game - Part 2 later by the way!😂

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Hazel ettridge

Sat 21st Jan 2017 09:26

Great images. I love the accompanying picture too. Did the picture inspire the poem?

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Sat 21st Jan 2017 08:49

I like this Paul, and I like that the pic has two giant seed heads firing off their futures. Well written.

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