To my old friend Bob Shelby, who inspired me to attempt a fifteen-line sonnet on the theme of Dandelions and whatever symbolic meaning one might want to attach to them.
A Yellow Bravery
To gardeners in their pruning throes:
Please leave behind a root that grows.
I’d know them all again, my woes.
Michael Murry, "The Misfortune Teller," Copyright 2009