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Free Verse Poem Take a Flower in Your Hand

“Free Verse Poem Take a Flower in Your Hand,” courage comes in being strong when everything else falls.

In, “Free Verse Poem Take a Flower in Your Hand,” we find the holidays and everyday life can bring challenges and struggles that can tear at the very core of one’s spirit. I have been in this place too. But the support of wonderful friends and family, and searching deep, deep within myself and grasping for hope changes my whole perspective.

Yesterday, I wrote about being blue through the holidays. It was my boyfriend who noticed my silence and reached out extending a flower of hope and tenderness. And his sweet smile along with a hug. It made my day! Do you sometimes get in that place?


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Free Verse Poem Take a Flower in Your Hand

Oh so, your tears they show.
I know you have never felt so much pain.
But smile darling, be strong,

Hang on, hang on to the colors of life.
They’re there.

Take a flower in your small hand,
inhale the fragrance, let it linger on.

Let the rain fall; it will be Ok
What may seem so big, is yet so small.

Look long, see the beauty in the pain
Look long; colors are in the rain.

Just take the flowers you hold
Hang on, hang on to the magic of hope and life
and paint the sky with your smile.

©Linda J. Wolff (Google), and “Free Verse Take a Flower in Your Hand.”



What is a Free Verse Poem? Typically, free verse is a patterned through speech rather than a meter. Further, this form of poetry is very open to the author’s discretion and usually does not rhyme. Such as, visual and sound effects are often employed.  It can have as many lines as the writer wishes.


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