edward lilley


edward lilley Poems

1. It Starts With A Whisper 4/21/2006
2. Kneading Dough 6/19/2008
3. Fresh Ice 6/19/2008
4. Full And Running Over 6/19/2008
5. Oh Yes...And Stars 4/22/2006
6. We Are A Meadow 5/2/2006
7. These Words On Wings 5/2/2006
8. Behind Old Doors 5/2/2006
9. A Wild Heart Returned 5/3/2006
10. Breaking Through Brambles 4/17/2006
11. My Oxygen 4/19/2006
12. Deliverance 4/19/2006
13. Mudsong 4/16/2006

Comments about edward lilley

  • Judith Vriesema (4/19/2006 11:55:00 PM)

    I like your work.
    I see alot of parallels with my own work;
    emotion, depth, meaning always diffused in a light of words.

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Best Poem of edward lilley

Deliverance

I awaken feeling full and potent
Swollen with urgency
Lines of verse moving forward in me.
Impatient words piling up like traffic
Fully formed, fingers, tongue, lips, and hands
Waiting to fly
Needing to be caught,
Held gently, dried off,
Given room to breathe.

I must quickly make my way up out of the tangle
Of old dreams and bedclothes
Find a pen
And catch these wisps
Open my arms and claim them
Open my mouth and name them

Get a basin. Boil water.
We have made it through the night
From the furnace of my resistance
Through ...

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