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Jack R Roberts

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Lilacs
by Jack R Roberts

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Lilacs


Springtime has returned
And brought a gift for my dear wife
Her lilac bush has bloomed
For the first time in its life

With great anticipation
Each year she's watched it grow
In the front yard where we planted it
Just three short years ago

As she cradles up the lilac blooms
And holds them to her face
It brings my heart a gladness
And new memories to embrace

I like to watch her out there
As the evening robins sing
Where she mingles with the fragrance
Of her lilacs in the spring

Jack Roberts - May 1, 2003

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Reviewed by Jackie Brooks 7/1/2003
This is truly beautiful, especially in the love and emotion that shine through it. It brought tears. I too love lilac and have a big beautiful bush in my front garden.
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 5/8/2003
How I miss lilacs...wonderful poem.
Reviewed by Tracey Hardie 5/6/2003
Jack.... beautiful write...scented with love.
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 5/4/2003
YOur wife and I have something in comman. Our love for lilac's! It is this time of the year I miss my daugher most. She use to always pick lilac's and bring them to me.
Reviewed by Connie Hinnen Cook 5/3/2003
Ah, I can almost smell the fragrance from looking at the picture! And what love in this for your wife. Lucky lady! Love this one, Jack.
Reviewed by Rodney Bohen 5/2/2003
Jack,
I think this a grand piece. and on the matter of simplicity I say this, simplicity often is the vessel chosen to launch wisdom unto the wise....

Rodney Evan Bohen
Reviewed by Sandra Corona 5/1/2003
We always had lilacs in our yard. What a thoughtful and loving person you are to share your feelings for your wife, your observations, with us.
Sandy
Reviewed by A PAX 5/1/2003
Sweet as lilac scent! Yet more powerful, because of your inspiration....what a loving husband you must be!!!
love this!
pax....Anita : )
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 5/1/2003
What a beautiful and thoughtful write!!
Reviewed by Betty Rickard 5/1/2003
What a pretty write for your wife ..I loveeeeeee lilacs also, I bet, she has been waiting for them to bloom...they have the most beautiful smell..Im so happy they bloomed for her...I will have them all in my house soon..I love the smell...Excellent write Jack..
Be blessed,
Betty
Reviewed by na na (Reader) 5/1/2003
Yes Jack the scene you describe brings happy tears to our eyes. Very good! Bill
Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight* 5/1/2003
What a beautiful and thoughtful, sweet write. I could picture her taking in the fragrance. I also love lilacs. ~Joseph
Reviewed by Victor Jensen 5/1/2003
Well done Jack!
Reviewed by Christine Morell 5/1/2003
This is absoutely lovely. Beautiful, Jack.
Chrissie
Reviewed by ya mama (Reader) 5/1/2003
a wonderful poem
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 5/1/2003
This was so lovely and romantic, what a lovely poem!

Beautiful, so beautiful,

Reindeer
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 5/1/2003
Beautiful imagery and good feelings. Some little things in life can bring forth so much joy for both you and your wife. Very well-done indeed!

Sandie Angel :o) a.k.a. May Lu $*_*$
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 5/1/2003
Jack...Beautiful write....BHUWAN
Reviewed by Dove (Reader) 5/1/2003
Breath taking loveliness..
Reviewed by Birdie Houston 4/30/2003
So lovely
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 4/30/2003
Wonderful lilac poem.......
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/30/2003
oh Jack, this brought tears of joy , and some sweet memories of when I had a lilac bush, I loved it so much.Beautiful write, thank you;-)

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