poet James McLain

James McLain

Lily 'shuns' The Rose

Lily 'Shuns' the Rose
Sweet with love,
each breath has run
So 'Far' so far, away.


Ignored by all
her lifeless
face
once warm and red
now pale
with dread.

and pink each petaled
gown now lays
upon the hard cold ground
too fade.

Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 17, 2009
Poem Edited: Thursday, May 19, 2011

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Comments about Lily 'shuns' The Rose by James McLain

  • Myrtle ThomasMyrtle Thomas (12/18/2009 7:09:00 PM)

    A lovely poem about my two favorite flowers.So very lovely

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  • Marieta MaglasMarieta Maglas (12/17/2009 2:25:00 PM)

    Sweet with love

    wonderful descriptive poem, belonging to symbolism, lovely to read

    10+++++++++++

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