I think I got it wrong

Golden Globe

The locals call it double dumpling

it makes people smile, her intense yellow

wrapped over and under her petals of desire.

She’s bigger than a buttercup

and loves the spray from the river Tees,

she’s common on the river bank but

likes the shade of hawthorn and briar.

There is something about the unexpected,

a first sighting of such an orb, the beauty.

Author: pennysharman

Penny is a qualified Complimentary Therapist with over 20 years experience. She is also a counselor, a healer and an awesome cook! Penny is a photographer and artist, but her focus for over 15 years has been writing poetry. Penny has an MA for Creative writing from Edge Hill University. She has had over 100 poems published in magazines such as The Interpreter’s House, Obsessed with Pipework, Strix, The North, Ink Sweat & Tears and Beautiful Dragons Anthologies. Penny’s pamphlet Fair Ground 2019 published by Yaffle Press and her first Collection Swim With Me In Deep Water 2019 published by Cerasus Poetry are available to buy from her website: pennysharman.co.uk Penny’s second collection is to be published in 2020/2021 by Knives Forks & Spoons Press.

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