It’s Quadrille #83 over at the dVerse Poets Pub. Today’s writing prompt is to create a quadrille using the word sun.



Willow tree leaves flutter

graceful silvery green— not

quite shiny.

Two young butterflies at play

dipping, diving, spiraling through the air.

A field of sunflowers turn

their faces skyward

as if the sun

had whispered their names

one by one

to the summer wind.


SusanWritesPrecise/Susan Marie Shuman
Sunflowers at Buttonwood Farm. Griswold, CT

38 thoughts

  1. I’m looking out of the window as I read this, Susan, at the fluttering,
    graceful silvery green leaves of our corkscrew willow, the sun shining on them, morning dew glistening on the lower ones. No butterflies yet, but there will be later. And then you stun me with sunflowers!

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