scribbled daisies in delicate margins


swearing by all flowers,
she spins hours making eyelashes
of petaled promises, lovesmelovesmeknot
chains of whim. give her a peri
-winkle pen and a bit of white space,
and she’ll
trace her own heart along
veined vines, and leavings.

there’s quiet math between
the lines
and algorithms hung on
smiles and this ol’ notebook’s stitched
thousands and thousands of miles
if you count the day she
erased it all.

(she doesn’t.)

silence comes only in small
white drifts, quiet liftings
of spirit and indigo touch,
each swirl
not so much an inky line
on ivory sands
as a



Prompted by Poetic Asides, day 8 of the PAD Challenge. 




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6 Responses to scribbled daisies in delicate margins

  1. PSC says:

    Oooh… beautiful!

  2. Oh I love it De, beautiful doodle I have to say…

  3. Candy says:

    sigh …. 🙂

  4. Beautiful. Simply beautiful. (Seriously, I want to purchase your book!)

  5. C.C. says:

    “chains of whim” is such divine whimsy 😉

  6. Diana Ann Bisares says:

    Oh my god, this is so good! The first five lines are sweet, sweet, sweet! 😍

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