Whisconier Florist Celebrated Valentine's with a Love Poem Contest

Our winner, hands down, was Southbury's Garry Burdick, famed photographer and author.

As part of our Valentine season here at Whisconier, we put a call out on our Facebook page asking for love poem submisissions. The winner was to receive a free Valentine arrangment, made with love by our designers, to be delivered in time with Cupid's arrow. Imagine our delight to read the submission below from our hands-down winner, renowned photographer, author and bon vivant Garry Burdick, of Southbury, CT.


Snow fell, and the carefree wind scattered the air
releasing each flake
to a direction toward its quiet 
Toward a tree,
onto a house or blanketing a path.
But the crystals I see among the
billions are the ones on your face —
your eyes — on your hair.
Flakes that do not melt but linger with 
As I come close — your lips are wet
for only here the snow is melting, 
the heat so exquisite.

Garry Camp Burdick

Thank you Garry! We only hope our flowers were as moving as your words!

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MyGoodPeople February 28, 2012 at 02:46 AM
That is a lovely poem Garry. Congratulations on your win, you certainly deserve it.


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