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Gilded Lily
by Theresa F Koch

Friday, September 09, 2005
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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Truly a gilded lily was she
Swaying slowly passed the
Bougainvillea draped across
The old cobble stone alley

Sweat slithered down her
Well endowed breasts
As humidity was making
Her hair feel just a muddled mess

Old southern accent
Added to her beauty and charm
If only she’d taken him with her
In those days now long gone

Finding him not alone
In their old mansion there
She took her own life
Landing at the base of the stairs

Now she walks down the path
Under old willow trees
Destined to stay in the midst
Of these cemetery trees

People call her the lady in red
That’s what they found her in
When she was pronounced dead
Seen in the moon light just passed the hill

She cries for the loss of her heart
To the man they called Bill
She’s a true gilded lily that walks on and on
Singing of the love she once had that went wrong






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Reviewed by Ian Thorpe 10/30/2005
I see this was posted a while ago, but its a great halloween poem Teri.
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 10/20/2005
Great little story poem.
Reviewed by jude forese 9/10/2005
excellent imagery and message ...
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 9/10/2005
well done
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 9/10/2005
Theresa,

Beautifully, hauntingly, emotionally captured...well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla. :)
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 9/10/2005
Hauntingly captivating, Theresa. Thank you for sharing this poetic offering. Love and peace to you.

Regis
Reviewed by David Arthur Walters 9/10/2005
Teri, This is one of your best. More. David
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 9/10/2005
Moving write well penned!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 9/10/2005
A gilded lily, for sure, a not all that bright gilded lily in my opinion. Should have pushed Bill down those stairs, or forgiven him, taking your own life because of a cheating hubby is a bit drastic. Just being my cynicall self this morning, this was a very good poem.
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 9/9/2005
The fate of one who takes their life. Great write.
Reviewed by Cynthia Borris 9/9/2005
Theresa,

Heart piercing. Excellent moving work of art.

Cynthia
Reviewed by E T Waldron 9/9/2005
A truly beautiful surreal depiction in this gem of a poem T.J.With the photo in sepia tones, it haunts. Well done...;-)

Eileen
Reviewed by Huda Orfali 9/9/2005
Poor Lily
A haunting poem
Well done
thanks for sharing
Reviewed by Felix Perry 9/9/2005
Haunting and sureal write that is just a little on the scary side if not for the compassion the writer makes one feel for Lily.

Felix



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