Summer, soft on its skin
Shimmers, golden sunshine
Snared, glows in the petals
Starred with velvet brown eyes.
Sonorous breeze courts her
Seductive dance, my arms
Spellbound, embrace her charms.


I think that a sunflower is a study in texture.  The softness of the petals contrasts with the bumpy center and rough, even prickly sepals.

WPC: Textures

The poem is a pleiades, a poem with seven lines which begins with the same letter as the title and has six syllables each.


6 thoughts on “SUNFLOWERS (WPC: Textures)

    1. I have not seen any in action but I have heard that said of them before. I hope our sunflower plants make flowers so I can see them in action. 🙂 Thanks for coming by, Arlene. 🙂

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