My Little Flower II


To my Beautiful Little Flower,
You are life’s testament to what she can do.
From a tiny little seed,
My proudest accomplishment is watching you bloom.

You said “He calls me his little flower and I don’t know why (but I love it),”
So let me explain:

You are like a flower,
Whose beauty we tend to take for granted,
Not realizing the amount of work, love, and care,
Just to keep you planted.

The flower is fierce,
But also very fragile,
So I’m the gardener that makes the conditions more easier to handle.

The world will cause you plenty of blue moons at night,
But let my words be the thing that fills your heart with light.

In time and over seasons,
Hopefully you come to understand,
That behind every good and bad there’s a reason.

The darkness made you resilient,
And the sunshine feeds your soul,
Mistakes will make you sad, but will also help you grow.

Who am I,
But a supporter like a fan at a game
Or a cheerleader on the sidelines?

To fully accept whatever your heart decides to do,
From a tiny little seed
To a Beautiful Flower,
My proudest accomplishment is watching you bloom.

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  1. Eden on February 8, 2023 at 4:21 PM

    This is a wonderful poem that celebrates the growth and beauty of a flower. The use of the metaphor of a flower to describe the protagonist of the poem is touching and the comparison to the love and care of a gardener is poignant. The language is simple and direct, making it easy to understand and connect with the message. Overall, it is a heartwarming tribute to the beauty and strength of life. Great job!

  2. Courtney D on February 10, 2023 at 6:14 PM

    Hey MV,

    If I ever have children, I will read them this poem every night as they grow up. This was so pure and beautiful, I absolutely love it. when you wrote “Not realizing the amount of work, love, and care,
    Just to keep you planted”, the “keep you planted” part makes me think about getting her roots grounded. Setting her up to be a loved, happy and successful person. The poem definitely shows how much this person means to you and I felt so much love while reading it.

  3. eleni on February 11, 2023 at 2:34 PM

    This poem is so heartwarming. I like that the first two stanzas give a reader a small backstory as to why this poem is being written. I also love the analogy the author uses to describe their relationship with their daughter, describing themselves as the gardener which cares for their flower. I think reading a poem such as this one written by your parent would be so heartwarming and sweet! I think the seventh stanza is also very powerful. It’s hard to remember that everything happens for a reason, even the negative things in live. I believe everything that happens is a learning opportunity, but it’s hard to stay positive and keep that in mind. Lastly, I love how this poem ends! Bringing back the lines “From a tiny little seed,” and “My proudest accomplishment is watching you bloom” was very clever and wraps up the poem nicely.

  4. Matthew Handley on February 12, 2023 at 12:40 PM

    I really love the impactful imagery that you are able to put into this poem and how you are so thoroughly relate your child to a flower. It is true that our children need love, nurture, and support in order to bloom into something beautiful. I also like your comment about how the darkness makes us more resilient. A plant that is blown and buffeted around in the wind will cement its roots deeper and thicken its stem to adapt and become stronger.

    Wishing you all the best, and looking forward to your next poem!

    • Jenna on March 22, 2023 at 1:19 PM

      I really enjoyed this poem. I love how you used imagery of a flower to show growth throughout the poem.

  5. Andrew on February 12, 2023 at 8:21 PM

    Lovely poem! The imagery and detail in this define the love for your child, and each line indicates your passion. I hope that both of you continue to flourish.

  6. Ashley T on February 12, 2023 at 8:54 PM

    Hi MV,
    Your poem was beautiful to read and I am sure your child would appreciate this so much upon reading it. Your comparison of them to a flower does a very well job of showing how much you appreciate them. I think poetry is a great way to stay connected and show your appreciation for someone. To bring you some perspective, I have a Father who I have gone months/years without seeing from time to time, and I know that if I were to have read a poem like this from him during those times, I would cherish it so much and never forget it. Reminding yourself of how much love you have for your family during hard times can bring you peace and comfort, and I have found that it can be a great source of motivation. The fact that they love that you call them your little flower but don’t know what it means shows how much little nicknames from you mean to them, and the meaning you put behind it can bring even more appreciation. I believe it is so important for children to grow up knowing how much love their parents have for them, even if their parents are away from them. It is through separation that we often grow an even stronger appreciation for our loved ones, and I am sure that this poem would mean so much to your child. Words of encouragement from parents can be so influential in the confidence of children and the way in which they live their lives, and it seems like you are doing a great job of making sure your family knows how much you believe in them. Your poem was very well written with an amazing meaning, and I encourage you to continue using writing/poetry as a form of expression, as it can be a therapeutic outlet when needed.
    – Ashley T

  7. Peter Zhang on February 12, 2023 at 10:04 PM

    This poem shows that what a simple seed can do and influence others positively. The author tried to rationalize that everything in this world happens for a reason. It is truly impactful that if you cherish your identity, you can do a lot great things and make changes to others.

  8. Dulce on February 12, 2023 at 10:57 PM

    Hello MV! This poem is very emotional and thoughtful. I feel the emotion and the word choice. The people around you make you, you. I love how sentimental it is and if she were to read this, I’m sure she’d be touched. We all have a person that we want to see bloom like a flower. This is a beautiful poem; I hope you keep writing!

  9. Kearsten Imbody on February 16, 2023 at 11:52 PM

    Hi MV,

    I felt your poem was absolutely beautiful. I could feel your love and admiration for your “little flower” through the words you wrote. This poem is so sweet and wholesome it made my heart warm. I hope you get to see your little flower again soon. Best wishes!

  10. TM on February 17, 2023 at 1:03 PM

    To MV- There is so much imagery in your poem, it really feels like I’m seeing the things you’re talking about. Flowers are some of the most beautiful things in the world and are a testament that even in the darkest of places beautiful things can grow. The process of a flower growing is also fascinating, like you said it first starts out as a seed and then grows up into something extraordinary. You could say the same for people, you start out small and then become something powerful. Flowers and people are fragile but can overcome so many things. People tend to take the beauty of things for granted, life, in general, is often taken for granted when in reality it should be. Things come and go so often we have to look at the things we’re given and grow from them. I like how you said, “The darkness made you resilient, And the sunshine feeds your soul, Mistakes will make you sad, but will also help you grow.” The best thing People can do is take bad things and turn them into something good or even a growing opportunity, just like flowers do. Obviously good things make you feel better, and mistakes will make you feel sad, but each emotion can push you forward in life to do the best things. Great poem!

  11. Charlie on February 18, 2023 at 1:18 PM

    This poem is really beautiful: your pride as a father(?) really shines through and the classical imagery of a young girl(?) as a blooming flower is very poignant. I can really tell the love and effort you’ve put into creating an environment where your child can thrive. The only critique I would have is that you shouldn’t be afraid of brief words carrying across your meaning. When you say “The world will cause you plenty of blue moons at night,” it would make sense, and flow better if you just said “The world will cause you plenty of blue moons,” as the moon usually appears at night, so you would only need to specify if it was appearing in the day. Other than that, the poem is really good (❁´◡`❁)

  12. Maggie on February 19, 2023 at 7:10 PM

    This poem is beautiful. The way you describe life and growing up: the highs and lows. I love everything about this! My favorite lines were “The darkness made you resilient, And the sunshine feeds your soul, Mistakes will make you sad, but will also help you grow.” I honestly would not change a thing about this poem and I encourage you to continue writing for this person.

  13. Jocelyn Patterson on February 21, 2023 at 11:32 AM

    I love the feeling of this poem and the way you reference blooming. The feeling of this poem feels soft and safe so it’s comfortable to read. I think that this poem is about a child and though I don’t have a child of my own it’s so sweet the way that you protect yours.

  14. Abby on February 26, 2023 at 10:21 AM

    This was a beautiful and such a heartfelt poem – thank you for sharing it! Firstly, the rhyme scheme is incredibly impactful and well thought out. I also really enjoyed how you used the extended metaphor of a flower in your connection to your loved one. It is clear that you really care for this person, and I like how you focused on the growth of the flower rather than just the flower’s beauty.

  15. Paige on February 27, 2023 at 7:09 PM

    I love the love you are able to show for your flower. You clearly love them very much. I hope they know how much you mean to them and how hard you are cheering for them. Everyone needs somebody in their corner and if you can be that for this person you have done good. I also like the part about letting them make mistakes but they do help you grow as long as you learn from them, that is all we can ask.

  16. Alynna Leveille on February 27, 2023 at 7:11 PM

    This piece is beautiful! I enjoy how you write about how your beautiful flowers grows from the darkness and overcomes the hard times to bloom into a strong flower. It is evident that this person is very special to you and you have a close connection with them. I know when you write that being a supporter or a cheerleader on the sidelines can be hard for you when you do not get to see this person every day. But I know that you can imagine the amazing accomplishments that this person is doing and you show how proud you are of this person. You are doing amazing and your descriptive words are touching. I hope that you continue to write such beautiful pieces and continue to share your story with the world.

  17. Kim on February 27, 2023 at 7:13 PM

    This poem brought me to tears. Not even knowing you, but I honestly felt the compassion and love that was used to write this poem. It brought so many emotions to me about raising my daughter. It seemed like it truly came from your heart and I think you should continue to write. Don’t let anyone stop you as this is a true talent you have.
    God Bless.

  18. Kevin on February 27, 2023 at 7:15 PM

    Hello MV, I deeply enjoyed reading your poem. The words have a beautiful flow to them that I greatly appreciate. I feel a deep passion emanating through this text that is difficult to describe, but it is obvious that it was written with great care. The word choice is deep and impactful, which compliments the emotion of the piece. The rhymes work very well as does the structure of the poem. Overall, an incredible work to read. Keep up the amazing work, MV.

  19. Maria on February 28, 2023 at 8:49 PM

    This is so beautiful! You have a wonderful way of capturing really tender emotions. I really like the last section of the poem and the way you are so accepting and loving. It’s also a cool artistic choice to capitalize “Beautiful Flower.” Keep up the excellent work!

  20. Peter Zhang on March 3, 2023 at 10:48 PM

    This is a touching and heartfelt poem that compares the subject to a flower, highlighting both their strength and fragility. The imagery is vivid and the message is clear: the speaker is proud of the subject’s growth and resilience, and will continue to support them through life’s ups and downs. Overall, it is a beautiful tribute to the subject’s beauty and growth.

  21. Elianne on March 6, 2023 at 11:26 AM

    This is a beautiful poem! Sending love to you and your little flower 🙂

  22. CO on March 11, 2023 at 2:38 PM

    Hi MV, this is such a great poem! I can tell how much you adore your kid and she is very lucky to have you in her life. I love the comparison of her and the flower, it has a beautiful meaning and shows how much you really care for her and how she grows.

  23. KC on March 13, 2023 at 1:22 PM


    I love the metaphors you make comparing yourself to a gardener and a fan. Positions that aren’t the main character but are necessary for success. You so obviously love your flower; it is your pride and joy. Keep cultivating!

  24. S on March 16, 2023 at 11:27 AM

    Your poem is beautiful! I absolutely love your use of imagery because it truly brings the poem to life. I can imagine so many loving parents reading this poem to their children. On of my favorite parts of the poem is when you describe the fierceness of the flower, but describe your protecting role. I really liked this part because I admired how you recognized the flower’s strength and how your role is a supporter of this strength.

  25. Kai C on March 18, 2023 at 11:36 PM

    This piece is beautiful! This is great work, keep it up.

  26. Kay on March 19, 2023 at 10:42 PM

    This is a really beautiful poem! You captured the joy in being a parent. I think using the flower as a metaphor was also wonderful. It was really cool how you started it almost like a letter and then transitioned with the explanation- I found that very creative.

  27. Evelyn on March 22, 2023 at 3:49 PM

    Your admiration for the flower you wrote about is truly inspiring and very beautifully written. I love this poem and how it made me feel. It makes me think of a caring mother looking after her child and giving her child/children advice. Overall, nice job on your poem.

  28. Rohan on March 27, 2023 at 1:39 AM

    “My Little Flower II” by MV is a touching and beautiful poem that expresses the love and pride of a parent for their child. The metaphor of a flower is skillfully woven throughout the poem, highlighting the fragility and strength of the child, as well as the amount of care and nurturing that goes into raising a child. The poem offers words of encouragement and hope to the child, emphasizing the importance of resilience, growth, and understanding in life’s journey. The author’s deep love and support for their child shines through every line of the poem, making it a heartwarming and emotional read.

  29. Oshane on April 3, 2023 at 3:28 AM

    Hi MV, The way you express your love and support for the person you refer to as your “Beautiful Little Flower” is heartwarming, and I can sense your genuine concern and affection behind the words. I like how you used the flower and gardener metaphor. It enables me to envision a healthy relationship. I also like the theme of transformation and growth, from “a tiny little seed” to a “Beautiful Flower,” which reflects the journey we all take in life.
    I’d like to encourage you to keep writing poetry and expressing yourself through it. Your words have the ability to move people’s hearts, and I’m sure this poem will mean a lot to the person for whom it is written. Remember that the world is full of beauty, and you have a unique perspective to share.

  30. Mïla on April 3, 2023 at 1:08 PM

    I really liked this poem because if someone is feeling down they can just take a look at this poem and get a glimpse of what joy is. And this poem also shows the beauty of the world and how pretty it is even though the corruption going on. I think people can use this to remind them that they are special and people care for them in this world.

  31. Hannah on April 9, 2023 at 12:00 PM

    I am a daughter. if not anything else. my mom watching me grow is the best thing she can do for me. Now that I am old enough to take care of myself I know that she is there as a helping hand. It is very cool to be able to read a little bit into part of the mind of another parent. trust me, flowers are beautiful but they are also meant to be out in nature battered around by the winds of time. daughters will grow no matter the weather

  32. Anna on April 11, 2023 at 8:45 PM

    This poem is really comforting. I adore the way you incorporated floral images throughout the poem to convey progress. This poetry is incredibly sentimental and deep. Although I haven’t had a child yet, I think it’s adorable how you guard yours. I believe you wrote this from the heart, and I believe you should keep writing.

  33. Denise on April 12, 2023 at 11:26 PM

    Your poem about your sweet child is precious. These lines make me sad, yet I smile at the result:
    “The darkness made you resilient,
    And the sunshine feeds your soul,”
    You are right pain and mistakes help us grow.
    Peace to you! Keep writing poetry.

  34. Paige on April 13, 2023 at 9:04 PM

    Your poem is absolutely beautiful and filled with love and tenderness. The imagery of a flower is a wonderful metaphor for the growth and development of a child, and you express your pride and admiration for your little one in such a heartwarming way.

    I love how you highlight the importance of providing the right environment for your child to flourish, just like a gardener tending to their flowers. Your words of encouragement and support are truly inspiring, and your message of resilience and growth through both the good and the bad times is a valuable lesson for anyone to learn.

    Overall, your poem is a touching tribute to the beauty and potential of a child’s life, and it is clear that you have poured your heart and soul into it. Keep writing and sharing your words of love and encouragement, as they have the power to inspire and uplift not just your little flower, but anyone who reads them. Well done!

  35. Jordyn on April 16, 2023 at 5:18 PM

    This poem leaves a strong emotional impact, conveying a heartfelt expression of love, admiration, and support. it really shows how much you care for your child, and you displayed so through such beautiful imagery. You used such a unique voice that speaks with tenderness and encouragement, offering constant support and admiration. Your poem is a beautiful expression of love and admiration, with rich imagery, emotional depth, and a unique voice. you show the joys and hardships of parenting accurately.

  36. IK on April 16, 2023 at 10:13 PM

    Thank you for sharing this poem! Your message about the fragility and resilience of life and how every experience helps us grow is an inspiring one. Your dedication to your daughter is displayed excellently and I’m sure that this poem will mean a lot to her!

  37. A. on April 17, 2023 at 12:08 AM

    This poem is so beautiful and loving. It feels like a poem that would be read to a child every night to remind them of the love a parent has for them. I hope you get to see your flowers bloom the way you describe it to us.

  38. Melany on April 17, 2023 at 4:22 PM

    I like the comparison you made using a flower to signify growth in a person! When reading this it resonated with how I feel about my younger sister! Great poem!

  39. Amelia on April 17, 2023 at 9:23 PM

    This poem and the concept behind it is truly so beautiful. I love the metaphor between your daughter and the flower. I am the eldest daughter and truly a daddy’s girl myself. The way you write about her is so loving and pure and it is truly so special that you would use her to personify a flower which is such a beautiful object! The diction and flow of this poem is truly a work of art. Great poem, I really hope you continue to write because you are so talented!

  40. Demetrius on April 26, 2023 at 2:30 PM

    I think this poem is encouraging because it gives us a glimpse of joy and happiness. I feel that this poem makes me very happy about everything and life itself.

  41. JN on April 30, 2023 at 7:11 PM

    Your poem is amazing! I love how you talk about how much effort, care, and love you put into your daughter. As a daughter myself my parents try their best to pour into me and give me the things I need to face the world on my own. Even if they are always there to help me. I’m glad your daughter has you in her life for love and support.

  42. Diamond on May 3, 2023 at 1:14 PM

    I like this because these are some words my mom will tell me. It is words I can relate to. This is something I would write to express things better and in a different way.

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