The sun and moon I do see
In this sunflower gifted to me
Stars and galaxies be they too shown
Within your petaled universe all is known
Bloom ablaze with shimmering light of gold
Within each seed the Creator's story told.
Rose Marie Raccioppi
Still Life With Four Sunflowers, Oil on canvas, 1887, Kroller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, Vincent Van Gogh, 1853-1890.