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Photo of sunflower taken along the Audubon Birding Trail on Padre Island





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MONDAY MORSELS



I haven't composed a Monday Morsels in quite some time. Since the sunflowers  are profusely in bloom, all along the prairie sections of coastal highway between here and Port A; it is dappled with yellow here and there, I thought I'd write a little ditty on them...








I am a sun worshiper found along the shore
By day, I tend my needs, I follow its path.
Like the religious faith that lies in store,
I douse my golden citron blades;
if you will...a bath.

As the sun fades along the horizon west
and the sky grows a vivid dark indigo
I nap and enfold within myself
...time out to ease my soul.
I stand motionless...I rest.

At the break of day, from beyond the glen
the surf carries a tune across the morning mist
Awake, I stretch my face wide open; being kissed
And, a new dawn, a new day...
I worship the sun once again.



© Sunflower Sun Worshiper
2012
Hootin' Anni
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Sunflower graphic used in poem, used with permission
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48 comments :

  1. Beautiful picture of a beautiful sunflower.
    Hanne Bente

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  2. Great photo of the sunflower - one of my very favorites of all flowers! And I love your poem! Great job!

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    1. ...thanks, and I must add your mango looks sooooooo delicious!!

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  4. Beautiful! Your words are wonderful and I so enjoyed reading them. I grew up with sun flowers! My grandmother planted them around her fields of corn and I remember how they would blow with the corn and were just gorgeous. I was just a child and thought roaming in the rows of corn was such an adventure!

    I'm so sorry you are having drought there. I will confess that I asked my husband the other day if he thought maybe our water table had filled up enough because I didn't know if I could stand waking up to rain one more day! He just smiled. Of course, i am thankful but I do wish I could mail some of it express to the drought areas!

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    1. I remember those kinds of days with my grandparents' farm too. Corn fields galore [they raised corn for their cattle]...and sunflowers. Yes indeed. Thanks for a reminder of a trip down 'memory lane'.

      Oh how I wish you could express mail some of that wet stuff to me. :o)

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  5. Wonderful post ~ love the sunflower photo ~ my lived on Padre Island for awhile ~ lovely area ~ (A Creative Harbor)

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  6. Typed too fast ~ My son lived on Padre Island ~ enjoy the day ~ ^_^

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    1. ...no problem, just what Padre Island did he live?---North [where I live] or South...near Brownsville?

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  7. Well, aren't you talented, Anni! I am constantly amazed at your abilities, varied as they are. I love it! :-)

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    1. ...why thank you DJan. Glad you like my post this morning.

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  8. Lucky you to be able to go on that birding trail!! Who doesn't love Sunflowers...they have to be the most gorgeous and happiest looking flowers on earth.

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    1. ...it's beginning to be enjoyable again...finally, yesterday the temps were below 90 for a high. :o)

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  9. Beautiful, just simply beautiful!

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    1. ...they ARE pretty aren't they?

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  10. Gorgeous photo and of course perfect for Mellow Yellow.

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    1. ...glad you liked it LindyLou

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  11. Oh I do love sunflowers - they just make you happy.

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    1. ...yep, indeed....happy faces!!!

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  12. Anni your creative talents are endless...no matter whether you take pen, camera, pencil or brush to hand it turns our beautifully.
    Hugs madi and Mom

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  13. For some reason, I haven't seen many sunflowers here where I live. Usually they are all over.

    Yours is just beautiful and I love your little ditty.

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    1. ...thanks, glad you enjoyed your visit with me today.

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  14. Wie passend liebe Anni, wir haben hier bei uns das beste Hochsommerwetter *freu*

    Sei lieb gegrüßt von Mathilda ♥

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    1. ...glad to read you're enjoying the summer weather.

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  15. They follow the sun! ^_^ I cut them for my vase but they droop ^_^


    Kim,USA

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    1. I've heard if you put a baby aspirin in the water [cool water] they won't wilt and droop so quickly. Just saying...I've never tried it.

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  16. Hey, Anni!! Yep, it's me. I am attempting to ease back into blogging - can't stand not keeping up with such good friends. It's been 3 months. I did a bit of a post yesterday and hope to start catching up a bit at a time!

    Your poetry is great, as usual.

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    1. {{{Dawn}}} Y'know I don't like Facebook, so I'm really glad to read that you're okay and perhaps thinking of blogging a bit now and then. That'll be super - I imagine life has been hectic for you and you needed some time away from blogging.

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  17. Lovely flowers and a truly lovely poem!! What a way to start Monday!

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    1. ...glad you enjoyed it Linda.

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  18. Oh they are beautiful Annie, aren't they? You're a very talented lady - lovely poem! Thank you popping in again, and I am glad that you like my new look. I am a little silly and battled a bit, but I'm learning! Happy Monday!

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    1. ...you have a 'happy face' and I think it shows off a lot of your personality.

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  19. You're too funny, Anni!

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  20. I just love sunflowers and this one is lovely. Great poem to go with it. You have many artistic talents :)

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  21. Sun flowers are soooooo great, aren't they.

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    1. ...they're definitely a happy flower.

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  22. I would love the sunflower here. Today, we had a storm at lunch time. My kids told me it was a hail storm.

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    1. ...hail can be so damaging...hope everything is okay after the storm.

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