He love me. He loves me not.
The petals hold the answers
What a cool turn of phrase, "the singular grace of crooked flower petals."
I agree, this is beautifully worded, Rommy!💞
I'm glad you enjoyed it
This is beautiful!
This gives my mind endless alleys to wander. I'm missing the flowers already, but I also miss kisses in the palm of my hand. *sigh*Truly lovely.
Kisses on the palm are divine.
crooked flower petals... such a wonderful phrase. Love when love is not straightforward but winds and twists.
Winds and twists are to be expected in some places.
Flowers say so much, I like the idea that they were imperfect which is OK as deep down aren't we all?
Ouch! Great metaphor... i think...ZQ
LOL, that's exactly what I thought after I took a good look at what I wrote :D
Sets apart the bloom meant for his kiss ... perhaps meant for someone who sees the grace of crooked flower petals. Beautiful write!
Crooked and twisted seen to carry grace. I resonate with your poem.
The poem sketches some wonderful pictures and emotion. Beautiful.
The road to Heaven is a crooked meander, for sure. Loved this!
Yes, it can be.
In my head, I totally commented on this already. Weird me... Anyhoo, I love the care he takes to find exactly what he wants and needs, and that almost whimsical smile (full of promises and wonder) which is implied in the last line.
It's a good idea to look for what resonates the best with us.
Glad you enjoyed it!
crooked flower petals... lovely!
Love how you turn the meaning in the 4th and 5th lines into something unexpected.
LOL, OK I'll 'fess up. This was not the poem I intended to write and I was quite frustrated with how it felt off from my goal. But when I took a look again, I saw that even though my intention may have been muddied, it was a decent enough tanka with an intriguing pivot. So I left it as is. :D
oh. don't we all like grace best when it is singular? nice
I think so
I like the phrase 'singular grace', Rommy, and I especially love the 'crooked flower petals' and 'twisted beauty' - there is so much to love about imperfection.
Lovely how you captured imperfection in such a beautiful way Rommy. Love this!!
There is oft beauty in imperfection and long may it be.Anna :o]
Perfection can be boring
I suppose, this is what it is, "beauty lies in ths eyes if the beholder" luv very much the richness of your language in this tankaMuch💖love
Glad you enjoyed it
I love the twisted beauty of crooked petals.. :)
very creative, I must say I enjoyed reading your poem and so thank you for sharing