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Ode to the Sunflower – (Tanka Tuesday#223)

Tilting face,

Smiling at the sun,

Growing strong,

Standing tall,

Producing sumptuous seeds –

You lift our spirits.


Photo by Andre Furtado from Pexels

Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge. This weeks theme “Pick a Flower” and using one of the syllabic forms we use, tell us why it is special to you.“ Click through on the link if you, too, would like to join in.

Tis also Day 29 of National Poetry Writing Month


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