“Life Cycle”

Photo Shanyn Silinski

(Photo by Shanyn Silinski)

I drew a flower
from life
a bee drew life
from its bloom
the flower returns
life to the soil
So I can draw

(Written for dVersePoets, March 11, 2014. “It’s a micro/macro world.” Poetry written in 140 characters or less.)

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V. B. Holmes Is the author of REVERBERATION, THE NOVEL, and has worked as an editor, writer, researcher and artist. Blog, vbreverb.wordpress.com, features poetry and flash fiction.
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19 Responses to “Life Cycle”

  1. billgncs says:

    Yes VB even the flowers sustain us many ways

  2. Brian Miller says:

    great capture of the cycle…
    each giving just a bit to carry it on…
    even the writer…smiles.

  3. Linda says:

    . . . and oh, those players in that cycle. Nice micro~

  4. Mary says:

    You have expressed so very well the idea of the cycle of life!

  5. I like the word play on the word draw. I think the poem works.
    It reveals with its use how nature words and we become a part of the cycle.

  6. Grace says:

    I like the cycle of life- the bees, the flowers & soil & even ourselves ~ Good one ~

  7. ayala says:

    Nice…the cycle of life…..lovely!

  8. shanyns says:

    Love the whole cycle of life as you fit it into micro poetry – well done and so beautifully said.

  9. Bodhirose says:

    Life is in constant coming and going…you demonstrated this so well in these few words. Charming.

  10. lucychili says:

    and then we return to the soil to allow for a new flower =)

  11. lynndiane says:

    Our micro-macro world is interdependent and this poem flows so naturally…

  12. claudia says:

    oh isn’t it a wonderful circle… giving life to each other… i like that much

  13. MarinaSofia says:

    I like this Buddhist perception of life and nature… so simple and true.

  14. kkkkaty1 says:

    I agree with everyone…life begats life ..pretty photo, too;)

  15. heidi says:

    I like how you poem demonstrates the interdependence of life.

  16. Circle of life excellence.. it all goes around..

  17. rmp says:

    ooh, I like this. a very unique cycle indeed.

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