Waits to Bloom



Positioned adult
In child’s world of innocence
Lost path, lost childhood

Littered memories
Laughter and dreams blown away
Flower waits to bloom




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© by rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2012




Prompt 110
Childhood

About becca givens

Becca is an artist, poet, and animal communicator. She delights in cooking, nurturing, and sharing a rich spiritual life with others on the Path.
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14 Responses to Waits to Bloom

  1. Joni says:

    I think this speaks to the lifelong development we all have…and it continually gives me hope for new possibilities to look forward to!

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  2. granbee says:

    This wonderful poem drives to search more diligently for that “lost path of childhood”, dear Becca. So nostalgic and accurate a way to make us properly value those childish ways of viewing and smelling the roses!

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  3. wordcoaster says:

    “But look! This one’s late, but when it blooms it will be the most beautiful of all.”

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  4. magicalmysticalteacher says:

    With nurturing, I’m sure the time of blooming will come again.

    Childhood’s Dandelion

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  5. Ellecee says:

    “flowers wait to bloom” I like that thought. Very nice Haiku.

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  6. Tarang says:

    Nice set of haiku:)

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  7. May that flower bloom…great haiku as always

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  8. Hazel says:

    ‘Littered memories’ – for some reason I particularly liked reading that.

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  9. lovely blooming flower ~ new life ~ each day ~ thanks for great haiku ~ namaste, carol ^_^

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  10. zongrik says:

    that first line is a very interesting way to describe children

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  11. Karen says:

    These resonate with me Becca.. Not everyone was graced with a happy childhood. It’s never too late for the flower to bloom.

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  12. Grace says:

    Lost path and childhood are sad images..I hope for the flower to bloom soon ~

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  13. Beautiful connection between childhood and yet to bloom. As always, lovely. Laurie

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  14. Great depth to those. Nice one.

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