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WENDY’S DAISIES

 

 

Dark haired Anne of Green Gables

Freckles and playfully naughty giggle

Hailed from Prince Edward Island

 

Easygoing bon vivant friendly nature

Everyone couldn’t help but love you

Your nonchalant laissez-faire demeanour

Often made you look as cute as Pippi Longstocking

 

You were a friendship magnet

People couldn’t get enough of you

Everyone wanted a piece of your energy

Your exuberant joyful freedom

Hoping a bit of your magic would wear off on them

 

You never doubted about the true treasures of life

When you talked about the fields of daisies down home

Your eyes teared up with nostalgia

 

When you did move back for good

It was a cruel jolt to us

We were sad and lost a chip off our heart

But we always did see you

For what you truly were

A captive bird trapped in a cage

It was time to set you free      

 

Copyright © Line Monique Gauthier 2018

Form of Poetry

Free verse

Author: Line Monique Gauthier
I started writing poetry as a teenager and the passion for it flourished since retiring. I also dabble in photography, watercolour and acrylics. I created what I call Flash Memory Therapy. I am an active member of Haiku Canada and PoetrySoup.com. My poetry is down-to-earth and meant to be understood as opposed to impress with hifalutin words.
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