pin the tale on a sunflower

when winds walk
like mysterious hours
pin the tale on a sunflower
decision a sweet dust

the unfailing drum
appreciates thunder and
rolled-up sleeves
hands replenished by hard work

inventing a stair
is like
throwing time
into a trash can
life a brilliant lip


by mary ann blinkhorn

23 thoughts on “pin the tale on a sunflower

  1. I’m sure the donkey is very pleased that the sunflower has taken over its role πŸ˜€

  2. Very yummy and satisfying, this one x

  3. simonhlilly says:

    Lovely dance of mystery

  4. Maxi says:

    “life a brilliant lip” … love it.
    blessings ~ maxi

  5. alvason says:

    I always like your smorgasbords of words, allowing us, it seems to me, to dream lots of soft-focus pictures.

    nice work mary ann!

  6. Oh, so glad you found my blog, so I was able to find yours!! Love it!!!

  7. Raani York says:

    Very special! I love it!

  8. clinock says:

    concise, yet open enough for my own story to bloom – beautifully creative as always Mary Ann…

  9. such a sweet and beautiful poem:)

  10. smilingtoad says:

    I just love the way this made me feel, exquisite use of words, well-done indeed. Thank you for this.

    Autumn Jade

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