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White Tulips

Verses, full of the obvious.
Natural observations,
made from the inner core, of an outer mind set.

Standing strong, on a blended stem.
White petals, folded gently together.
Closed, in a semblance of peace.

A simple illusion of bursting newness,
longing to open and receive,
the warmth of the sun.

The revelations of possibility,
flow like neon bravery,
through the roots of the garden circle.

Lighting the way.
Never ceasing.
To stop, would mean the demise of faith.

Flowers, taken for granted by subconscious choice.
Fearing to bloom fully,
lest the white petals fall like tears.
Detached forever,
from the blended stem.

Take time to smell the flowers.
Maybe hold them tightly,
with an equality of understanding.

Touching each and every one,
with the comfort and love,
that is their destined role...
on this ride.

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  1. Date: 1/11/2012 3:57:00 PM
    Congratulations on your placement in the contest!

  1. Date: 1/3/2012 11:01:00 AM
    Congrats on making it through the 1st round of PoetrySoup International Contest. Wishing you the best Rebecca. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/28/2011 4:19:00 PM
    A most beautifully composed piece of fine art. A lovely message filled with wonderful imagery and great rhythm. A masterpiece! Million thx for sharing And May God Bless!

  1. Date: 11/5/2008 4:12:00 PM
    Wow!!!! A great write Rebecca. I enjoyed the poem soooooo---- much I am dumb founded. The more I read it the more new meanings flowered. You deserve heartiest congratulations on this extra ordinary jewel of thoughts being featured this week. -Mohammad

  1. Date: 11/3/2008 12:23:00 PM
    Such a peaceful poem. Love the last stanza. Congratulations on having this well-written piece featured. Keep on writing! Karen

  1. Date: 11/3/2008 8:46:00 AM
    Congratulations Rebecca on your beautiful poetry being featured this week. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 11/3/2008 4:21:00 AM
    Rebecca - Congratulations on having your beautiful poem featured this week - God Bless

  1. Date: 11/3/2008 4:09:00 AM
    Rebecca, congratulations on your well deserved poem being featured this week. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/2/2008 5:43:00 PM
    Beautiful write. Congratulations Rebecca on "White Tulips" being featured this week. Vince