Posted in June 2019, Syllabic Verse

Buttercup Blessings


Buttercup in bloom

You matter

So bloom

Wherever

Whenever

You can

Alone?

So what!

Someone

Will notice

Your smile

Perhaps

You will

Cheer them

Along

Their way

Syllabic Verse

Yesterday on my walk I was tired from the uphill climb to get to the grocery store and then on my way back I was burdened down with the two heavy bags I was carrying.

I stopped to rest on a bench and happened to notice a solitary Buttercup blooming. The little waxy bright yellow flower brought a smile to my face as it looked so cheerful. Even though it was not very big, nor in a prominent place, it still bloomed and in doing so made a difference in my life that day.

Remember—You Matter—wherever you are, bloom where you are planted, and you will make someone’s day better.

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Author:

A born and raised Midwesterner who traveled to Oregon in 2006 via the Oregon Trail route, fell in love with Oregon and now calls it home. I am retired and pursuing my life long dream of becoming a Freelance Inspirational Writer.

3 thoughts on “Buttercup Blessings

  1. So true. Too many people waste their time wishing they could bloom somewhere other than where they are planted and so their blossoms become blighted and they never reach what could have been theirs. But when we bloom exactly where we are planted, the bloom will be beautiful.

    1. Yes, that’s exactly what I have often seen happen and it’s very sad, some people are never content.

      I try to be a bloomer everyday, it’s much more fun and honors God too .

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