Phillip Ellis

The Spirit Of The Nenuphars' Pool

Water lilies line the pool
wherein the still waters, jewel-like, lie,
and herons stand, watching pass
this nymph before they decide to fly
on wings as white as is light in glass,
on wings that speak in tones as a sigh,
leaving the ripples and nymph to rule.

Poem Submitted: Friday, September 18, 2009

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  • Rani Turton (9/18/2009 6:13:00 AM)

    oh, lovely! Beautiful, elegant and understated.

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