Lilacs

Lilacs

A Poem by kij143
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A friend asked me to write a poem about a purple flower...here's the result(:

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The Purple lilac petals swoon amongst the breeze,
If only time could stop, if simply it could freeze,
Preserve the sweetness in the air; let it linger in the sky,
For I see those petals go, and I’m not ready to say good Bye.


Yet the petals drop, land upon a lake, and slowly start to sink,
As I watch I ponder and slowly start to think.
I bend over and cup the petals, wet and withered, to save them from dying,
Until I realize that it’s too late, it was silly for even trying.


For they have long been gone, I simply did not know
I thought as I watched some petals fly , only this time let them go.
I saw the purple petals place upon a lake, it was then that I found;
It’s easier to preserve their beauty by merely allowing them to drown.

 

© 2010 kij143


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Absolutely lovely, as always, Kricket. I love your writing.

Posted 10 Years Ago


There is no correct and incorrect way of portraying messages, feelings in poetry, there is just one way, the poets way, and I have to say that I like your way :)
I can imagine the purple petals in my head, great poem.

Posted 10 Years Ago


Better to observe the beauty of the falling petals, death is inevitable.

Posted 10 Years Ago



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hi(: well, I, obviously, love poetry, and I like talking to poeple and I love school, and french class, and I like to run, and bake, icecream and texting (: more..

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