Flower Fridays: Forget-Me-Not

Forget-Me-Not FlowersIn honor of Valentine’s Day, today’s flower is forget-me-not. In the “meaning of flowers” terms, forget-me-not signifies true love and memories. Use that sentiment to remember all the people in your life who you love—it need not be romantic love—and forget-them-not! Call them, email them, text them, whatever method you choose, just send them a note to remind them of your love for them.

I wish you all a very happy Valentines Day filled with warmth and love—and perhaps some flowers!

“I cry your mercy-pity-love! -aye, love!”
By John Keats

I cry your mercy—pity—love!—aye, love!
Merciful love that tantalizes not,
One-thoughted, never-wandering, guileless love,
Unmasked, and being seen—without a blot!
O! let me have thee whole,—all—all—be mine!
That shape, that fairness, that sweet minor zest
Of love, your kiss,—those hands, those eyes divine,
That warm, white, lucent, million-pleasured breast,
Yourself—your soul—in pity give me all,
Withhold no atom’s atom or I die
Or living on perhaps, your wretched thrall,
Forget, in the mist of idle misery,
Life’s purposes,—the palate of my mind
Losing its gust, and my ambition blind!

XOXO Rachel

Published by Rachel Mueller-Lust

I'm a writer, artist, executive & life coach, wedding officiant & Life-Cycle Celebrant®, psychologist, media researcher and teacher. I explore language, relationship & connection, living a fulfilling life and the beauty & wonder of the world.

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