Poetry Friday – Artichoke Poetry Swap

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Hello and Happy Poetry Friday everyone! I hope that you have had a marvelous week. Mine has been filled with ups and downs, but mostly ups.
One of the highlights of my week was the poetry swap package I received from Jone Rush MacCulloch. She wrote me a beautiful poem about artichokes. I had no idea that the artichoke was a species of thistle! And the thistle is my 2nd favorite flower (behind the dandelion). I just love how prickly they are, but how vibrant and beautiful the purples can be.
Thank you, Jone for the poem! I am keeping it on my fridge so I can smile everyday.
artichoke
purple glory globe
hidden bee
seeks pollen
explorers on our journey
seeking life’s nectar
jone rush macculloch
 

18 thoughts on “Poetry Friday – Artichoke Poetry Swap

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  1. How cool that dandelions and thistles are your favorite flowers! I like both of those, and clover (especially red). Weeds are underrated :-)”Explorers on our journey” is lovely, and so is keeping poems on the fridge!

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  2. Oh, that is a knock-out poem. I'm with Irene. 'purple glory globe' is perfect and makes me want to come in for a closer look.By any chance, have you received another little swap….perhaps the colors of blue and gray? I hope so. If not, let me know.

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  3. Artichokes have the most beautiful flower, and Jone takes most beautiful pictures, writes those images to “see” them more than the picture. That “purple glory globe” is wonderful.

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