Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Wildflower Girls

The wildflower girls
live in a land
where it's always summertime
They swim in crystal waters
and sleep in the trees they climb
They put daisies in their tresses
and wear white cotton dresses
dirt stained at the hem.

They drinks honeysuckle juice
like water
and nature is their muse
They run barefoot
with callused feet from
too many summers
without shoes

And when the stars awaken
they dance and twirl around
They listen to the crickets' melody
and tiptoe gracefully
across the ground
They drink in the cool night air
and whisper goodnight
to creatures everywhere
as they slip into a dreamless sleep

When the sun rises
they watch with wonder in their eyes
All nature is hushed
like a prayer
as they watch the sacred
fire lit sky

They start off on
new adventures
when days are new and young
as they soak in imagination
like we soak in the sun

They see beauty in all
with their rose colored eyes
in the land
where pain is forgotten
and summer never dies

(a poem I wrote on a whim)
p.s. I guest posted for Bonnie


  1. It's been awhile since you've posted a poem, but goodness, that was an eye opener and welcomer to summer. :)

    xoxo Morning

  2. How beautiful! I love the way it flows. <3

  3. That was so graceful and beautiful, Eve! <3

    1. Oh my goodness! Thank you sooo much! <3

  4. Gosh, this is perfect!
    Where does all this talent come from?

    1. You are sooo sweet! Thank you, Jordy! <3

  5. The second I saw the title of this post, I knew it would be a perfect one.

    Beautiful beautiful job, dear! ♥


    1. Whoa. That is so nice of you to say! Thanks. <3

  6. Wow...those pictures and the poem are so gorgeous!! They make me feel so at rest. Wonderful job, Eve!

    Christine | Everything is Blogsome

  7. Eve, oh dear Eve. Perfect right down to my sunny roots. <3

    1. Goodness. That means so much! Thank you. <3

  8. This poem is calming and peaceful, so beautiful to read! You have a gift with words.

  9. Beautiful post - your photos so full of life and capture summer perfectly! Amazing words as well <3

  10. *WHUMP* THIS.

    IS SO.


    *dies over the photos*

    *and the poem too*

    *just thoroughly dead*

  11. That's so beautiful! I'm in awe of anyone who can write poetry. Amazing first photo by the way. I love the colours.
    p.s the new design is awesome!

  12. this took me away.
    like the feeling you get when you read a storybook and almost forget whats around you, the bittersweet feeling when the words end with a simple period and the mind has to exist again.

    1. WHOA. That is probably the best most beautiful compliment I've ever received! Thank you soo much! You have no idea how much your sweet words mean to me and how much they encourage me.♥

  13. Its so beautiful. Angelic even!


  14. Eve, this is such a good poem. You have a real gift.

    If you put your poetry in a book (accompanied by your beautiful photography, naturally) I would buy one hundred copies of it because it would be just that good.

    1. Thank you, Hannah!
      Ahhhh, thank you SOOOOO much!!!! You are so sweet. <3

  15. I love your poem and the pictures. So beautiful. You are incredibly talented. Keep on shining!
    Oh and by the way, I forgot to respond to your email. I LOVE my blog. You totally captured my vision for Nurturing the Heart, and the signature? PERFECT! Thanks so much. I'll email you today.

  16. I felt like Anne of Green Gables when I read this post and wanted spontaniously move to the countryside and frolic around in the warm summer air! So beautiful!

    Hannah from Grace in Everything

  17. I love this. Just love it.

    I just stumbled across your blog and am in awe of your writing, photography, and design!


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  19. *claps* That was beautiful <3

    you're beautiful <3

  20. Simply beautiful. : )

  21. How gorgeous! <3 I really love your writing style! I hope to see more poetry from you...
    ~ Sanjana

  22. this was stunning!
    i especially love the monochrome pictures. brilliant <3

  23. this is outstanding! I love all of it the beautiful poem and the amazing photography! :)