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Calla Lilly

The magnificent beauty
Unique in its appearance 
Used since the days of Rome
Marked in the passage of winter solstices   
Treasured and cherished 
Lover of water, pure and elegant
Fragrant and bliss 
With a tear drop center 
Once gracing the royal gardens of Paris
Cut and resting in glass, posing on tables 
Clinched together in the arms of a bride 
With lace and white ribbons a showstopper 
One can’t deny 
In a rainbow of colors made for the eye 

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  1. Date: 8/16/2009 11:43:00 PM

  1. Date: 8/15/2009 12:52:00 PM
    Hey, we choose the same flower for Brian's Contest!! What a nice coincidence! Excellent piece, Laura...[better than mine : ( ] Good luck! Ruben.

  1. Date: 8/15/2009 9:21:00 AM
    I missed some of the excellent poetry written and posted here yesterday Laura. I am enjoying reading them this morning. Thank you for sharing yours. good luck in the contest Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/15/2009 12:49:00 AM
    Thank you for supporting my contest Laura.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 8/14/2009 4:19:00 PM
    I don't know the flower, I am convinced it is beautiful from your verses tho. Sincerely Moses

  1. Date: 8/14/2009 2:05:00 PM
    Incredible the way you wove the historical value of the calla lilly into this great poem, Laura! Such elegant images! What a treat for the readers! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 8/14/2009 1:12:00 PM
    The calla lily is as elegant as this lovely poem! Beautiful, Laura! ~ Carrie

  1. Date: 8/14/2009 1:04:00 PM
    Beautiful writing describing a beautiful flower. Keep writing. Sara