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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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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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
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.
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!
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!
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!
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 (❁´◡`❁)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
This is a beautiful poem! Sending love to you and your little flower 🙂
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.
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!