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Where the Lilies Bloom
by Myrna D Badgerow

Monday, April 14, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Written in EW Richardson's Soliloquy of the most beautiful I've ever worked with.. thank you, my friend.

Where The Lilies Bloom

Morning breathes, its whisper,
A greeting, cajoling and teasing
Thoughts of springtime pleasing,
And I... I watch the lilies bloom

I remember another spring
When the lilies mourned, their tears
Of ivory wept for me and the years
You had loved us both so well.

How they comforted me with quiet
Shyness, convincing me that beauty
Born in sadness is still truly
Beautiful... as is each memory.

And my sorrows spilled, flowing
Onto endless sky, but I gathered them,
One by one, those sweet blossoms
Of memory... for the lilies and me.

I hear morning whisper
Softly there where the lilies bloom.
It speaks of new seasons, of new spring...
And of another remembered well.
I feel the breath of time, the quiet
Spill of gathered memory,
Blossoms upon the soul, sweetly flowing.
And I keep them... for the lilies and me.

© April 2008 

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Reviewed by Cryssa C 4/18/2008
This is a beautiful form! It is almost like a cross between the pantoum and a sestina. The words you wrote match the beauty of the form.

Well done!
Reviewed by F William Broome 4/15/2008
Your lines are veins from the heart, flowing with a love that pumps throughout a body of memories. Your marriage and husband are, forever enshrined in place known only to you. How wonderfully sweet and giving are these lines for what was between you and your John. With admiration and love, - Bill
Reviewed by John Leko 4/15/2008
...with exceptional style...your pen still...with floral image...the lilies bloom...within...and eternally they will always awaken your heart in memories whisper. Most beautiful this place you bring us to Myrna...where we sense lifted...taken in...of all.
one of your best...
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 4/14/2008
So in depth with such an awareness of all that surrounds....

Be always safe,
Reviewed by Felix Perry 4/14/2008
Exceptional piece withe such a calm quiet beauty in your words.
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 4/14/2008
what a beautiful work of art this is!
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 4/14/2008
Exquisitely, tenderly imaged, Myrna, sublime poetry! Well done.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by D Johnson 4/14/2008
Myrna, a beautiful piece of writing from beginning to end.


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