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When the Lilacs Bloom

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When the Lilacs Bloom

When the Lilacs Bloom
there comes a Time
When little girls Glance
and little boys Giggle
When Hearts open Wide
and Welcome in Fools
And Big, Strong men 
tell weak little Lies
And tiny, sweet Women
Feign Loving Smiles
all the while
Knowing--
but Avoiding the Truth
It is a Time of Discovery—
When the Lilacs Bloom

When the Lilacs Bloom
there is Love in the air
There is Beauty surrounding
And Birds everywhere
Let the Delicate aroma
Whisper along the Breeze
Enticing each Nostril—
Encouraging a sneeze
Many Secrets are embedded--
sealed inside each Breath 
of fresh Sweetness
and within the Petal
of each miniature Lavender Star
Never to be Revealed--
When the Lilacs Bloom

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  1. Date: 3/15/2009 6:10:00 AM
    Sweet as lilacs, I can feel in each line a petal opening to reveal surprise. A wonderful poem, because of writers like you I am enjoying this soup so much. Thanks.

  1. Date: 2/9/2009 2:34:00 PM
    Hope you come back to the Soup soon, Christine with lots more beautiful writing like this one.

  1. Date: 11/30/2008 3:40:00 AM
    Christine - Congratulations on your poem making Round One of the PSoup poetry contest! Wishing you all the best in the finals and have a Happy Holiday season. Peace always, John

  1. Date: 11/11/2008 9:26:00 AM
    Congrats on making it through to the first round! Good luck in the finals! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 11/1/2008 3:59:00 PM
    Christine - Congrats on your poetry making it through to the next round – Great Job & God Bless

  1. Date: 10/27/2008 2:51:00 PM
    Hi Christine Congratulations on your amazing poetry making the semi-finals and good luck in the finals! Love Light Truth Patricia

  1. Date: 10/27/2008 11:46:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through the first round. Good luck in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/30/2008 8:14:00 AM
    Congratulations Christine, on your well deserved poem being featured again this week. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/10/2008 2:53:00 PM
    I am totally unfamilar with the poetry form here, Christine but this reads like a love song!! Its a very well-deserved selection as a favorite of the week here at the Soup! Congratulations!

  1. Date: 6/10/2008 1:48:00 PM
    Interesting reflection. Congratulations on having your poem featured. Keep on writing! Karen

  1. Date: 6/10/2008 12:38:00 PM
    Hello Christine Ahhh, here's to the Lilacs Bloom...Enjoyed your lovely write very much! Congrats on your feature write this week! Very well deserved. Love Light Truth Patricia

  1. Date: 6/10/2008 7:04:00 AM
    Congratulations Christine on the featuring of your sweet poem "When The Lilacs Bloom." Vince