"I am hearing poetry when awake, dreaming poetry when asleep, breathing poetry with each breath, I am living in a poem."

Monday, July 15, 2013

Difference, Dandelions and Love


Climb upon the notes
and we shall sing a morning song.
You are the daylight in darkness
with your sunflower smiles.

Sing hearts that are different.
Sing eyes that bloom in dandelions.
Sing hands that reach with love.

Music wings will take us
beyond bullies, doubters
and definitions to open fields
where we can blossom as who we are.

We are the rainbow formed from tears
we no longer have to shed,
together we are a tapestry created
by coloring outside the lines.

Sing hearts blessed to be different.
Sing eyes that see the beauty in dandelions.
Sing hands that heal with the touch of love.


©Susie Clevenger 2013


This is another poem inspired by the music of Veda Hille.

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18 comments :

VaNdAnA ShArMa said...

So beautiful. Felt as if a mother is singing to her child

LaTonya Baldwin said...

'Sing eyes that bloom in dandelions.'

love the description and message here.

Abin Chakraborty said...

a poem of ideal childhood bliss.especially loved sunflower smiles.

Aidz Giannini said...

4th Stanza delicious :)

Jim said...

Count me in, Susie. I love to sing a different song whenever I can* and your morning song is delightful.

Besides, in reality, I do like dandilions and sunflowers.

*I have been asked by a church choir director to NOT SING in his choir. Seems I will have to wait until Heaven to get back into The Choir.
..

W.k.kortas said...

Musical, lyrical, and a lovely invocation for a Monday. Fine stuff, indeed.

Susan said...

Beautifully unified from climbing on notes all the way to being a rainbow formed by tears and coloring outside the lines. And singing again, eyes, hearts, hands. Bravo!

juzta mum said...

Awesome...Bookmarked...will love to sing this for my kids someday!!!

Sherry Blue Sky said...

I absolutely ADORE this poem and the wonderful video. I posted the video to facebook as my grandkids are all Unique Individuals and this will show them there is great joy in that. Susie, I especially love the beauty in your three closing lines. LOVED this! So inspiring and uplifting. Made my day.

Grace said...

This sings beautifully specially the last verse Susie ~

Cheers from BC ~

Kay L. Davies said...

Wonderful, Susie.
K

DeniseinVA said...

This is a wonderful post, so uplifting. I loved the words and the video. Thank you Susie :)

Marian said...

awww! so great when someone appreciates your coloring outside the lines.
i'm so glad you dig Veda Hille, Susie. i really adore her but hadn't listened in a while and didn't know about this more recent work. it's wonderful. xo

humbird said...

"together we are a tapestry created
by coloring outside the lines."- love
it~ much Love and healing to your daughter, Susie <3

Swami Zoe said...

Thank you for visiting my brother Ku's blog www.haikubyku.com You are a lovely poet. Me-Ommmmm

mindlovemisery said...

Oh Susie this is so gorgeous so absolutely gorgeous

Kerry O'Connor said...

How wonderful that you returned to Veda Hills music. This is such a delightful song-like poem. I especially love the refrain.

Sharp Little Pencil said...

Yes, this was one big grin for me. Also reminded me that, even though it's July, allies celebrate PRIDE all year long. Thinking on the former negative vibes the singer has taken companions away from on the journey. LOVED THIS, Susie, and love me some dandelions. Amy

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