Did you know that the dandelion is lions’ teeth? If you didn’t know, you can find out reading a beautiful article written for my little blog by Theresa Barker, a writer featured on WP Freshly Pressed.
And… a good news is that Theresa has accepted to write a Guest Post for my blog. Her post will be published tomorrow 🙂
Thank you so much, Theresa.
“How I loved those spiky suns, / rooted stubborn as childhood / in the grass,” – Jean Nordhaus, “A Dandelion for My Mother”
Dandelion by Dan Zen is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
The dandelion is lions’ teeth, is a puffy sphere of hope seeds, is the sun’s world in the greeny-green grass, is the pluckable tender leaves of a sweet-bitter salad.
When I was five my mother taught me to make a wish and blow away the tufted cluster at the top of a dandelion stem.
When I was ten my sister taught me to make a dandelion chain by putting flower through split stem, one after the other.
When I was twenty-five my son taught me the wonder of a green bud turned bright yellow flower turned ash-white cloud-seeds.
Now I go through life showing my lions’ teeth, showing my sphere of hope…
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