I Got Flowers Today Poem, Today was a special day—it was the day of my funeral; Last night he killed me; If only I would have gathered the courage and strength to leave him; I could have received help from the Women's Shelter, but I didn't ask for their help; So I got flowers today—for the last time. By Paulette Kelly.,
Do not bring flowers—it's outdated. You may, however, bring a small, thoughtful gift that you did not purchase from Wicks 'n' Sticks or B. Dalton Bookseller. Inappropriate gifts: lingerie, small animals, the first draft of your unpublished memoirs.06-Jun-2016
Show of love Flowers are viewed as an outside sign for a man to show a woman that they really love them. There are different kinds of flowers that are given to showcase love. This means that when a man gives a woman a flower, this is a good indication they love them.09-Jul-2019
The heartbreakingly simple poem chronicles the life of an abused woman with the gift of flowers used as an apology for a torturous life, rather than a symbol of love and affection.06-Feb-2017
If only I had gathered enough courage and strength to leave him, I would not have gotten flowers today. This poem is dedicated to all the victims and survivors of Domestic Violence.
The Executive Director also read an adapted excerpt from the poem, I Got Flowers Today, written by Paulette Kelly in 1992, dedicated to battered women: I got flowers today! It wasn't my birthday or any other special day.12-Mar-2014