This poem was inspired by the Wikipedia page about daisies. I have been interested in the meaning of flowers for a while and for some reason felt drawn to explore daisies. Note: Their Latin name is Bellis perennis. Shared with DVerse’s OLN #202.

Flower of children and innocence,

Bellis perennis, 

May you grow and love

Your yellow center and

Pure-white petals.

May you be rooted deep,

And do not weep,

But know your name:

Your everlasting beauty.


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