This poem goes with my Haiku submission for Carpe Diem. https://mumbletymuse.com/2016/03/24/mixed-blessing-a-haiku/
an oxymoron–a beautiful weed
a pox on the purists’ perfect gardens and showy lawns
intended for display…but not for play
these snooty specimen of culture and prestige
Do not Touch! Do not Pluck!
But here–over here! –in the field, untended
except by Nature and open (without saying)
to children and others to do with as they will.
Make a bouquet…or a linked fairy chain,
roll in the softness of dandelion fields,
created by Abundance without Design.
These flowers never fail to attract lovers of Yellow…
just take heed of the Bees!
© Sometimes, 2016