It’s the fourth week of the month! Are you ready for a theme prompt? Kat from last month’s challenge picked the theme:

“Pick a Flower” and using one of the syllabic forms we use, tell us why it is special to you.

My mother was a gentle woman, loving and kind, her favourite flowers were Anemone, I have written a Nonet about her and her flowers because I miss her.

Polesden  Lacey
© willowdot21. My Mum .

Always small yet colourful
Never over assuming
Elf like colour pools
Mother loved these flowers
Open bright and blooming
Nothing pleased her as these
Enchanting little Anemones.

© willowdot21

Part of Colleen’s Tuesday Tanka Challenge.

48 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. rugby843
    Apr 27, 2021 @ 14:19:56

    Beautiful mom!


  2. Ritu
    Apr 27, 2021 @ 15:35:18

    So beautiful, Sis 💜


  3. Priscilla Bettis
    Apr 27, 2021 @ 15:54:51

    It’s a perfect description of an anemone!


  4. lssattitudeofgratitude
    Apr 27, 2021 @ 17:26:31

    A beautiful photo and a beautiful poem.


  5. Thattamma C.G Menon
    Apr 28, 2021 @ 03:54:20

    Beautiful photo 👌🙏🌷


  6. 🇪🇺 Bee H.
    Apr 28, 2021 @ 06:52:56

    A beautiful tribute. I miss mine too ♥️


  7. Marje @ Kyrosmagica
    Apr 28, 2021 @ 18:03:57

    Beautiful words for your lovely mum. ❤


  8. judeitakali
    Apr 30, 2021 @ 17:07:33

    Beautiful and touching.


  9. Marsha
    May 02, 2021 @ 11:41:04

    Your mom’s loves rubbed off on you, Willow. What a lovely picture of her. She looked like a movie star! How wonderful to raise a daughter that shares her memories for others to learn from and enjoy. The flowers have such a wide array of colors. 🙂


  10. Colleen M. Chesebro
    May 02, 2021 @ 15:20:50

    Stunningly beautiful colored little flowers, those Anemones. Your mum was beautiful. I love her hair. Lovely and memorable poetry, Willow. ❤


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