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Red Tulips

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Below is the poem entitled Red Tulips which was written by poet Judith Angell Meyer. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Red Tulips

Owing you a letter,
No time,
A postcard for now.

I picked the one with a bright red tulip,
I thought about your yellow ones,
The ones with red streaks.
They sound beautiful.

My tulip plants have two buds.
One bloomed
But was sun bleached pink,
The other didn’t open at all.

The drought still takes it’s toll,
Even into spring.

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  1. Date: 12/17/2013 11:17:00 AM
    Wonderfully whimsical, Judith. Congrats on the selection. Love, daver

    Meyer Avatar Judith Angell Meyer
    Date: 12/17/2013 6:29:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you daver. As you can see from previous comments, this was done quite some while ago. But I was doing exactly what the poem is saying. It was a meloncholy day, and the drought was getting into my soul.
  1. Date: 7/31/2009 10:06:00 AM
    Lovely poem Judith>>James

  1. Date: 3/8/2009 4:46:00 PM
    Drought toll is a high fare. Nice imagery. Light & Love

  1. Date: 3/4/2009 9:14:00 AM
    Very nice poem. Sorry I made you cry with my chair poem. Love you Momma! ~Tru~

  1. Date: 2/18/2009 4:33:00 PM
    Judith, what a delightful story of friendship you shared with us! Thank you, Carolyn

  1. Date: 1/12/2009 1:34:00 PM
    Oh for those tulips. It's -4 and windy in North Dakota. With a bunch of snow, we probably won't have an early spring. Thanks for making me smile with this one. I enjoyed. Thank you also for your kind words regarding my poem. Keep on writing! Karen

  1. Date: 1/12/2009 8:31:00 AM
    Oh Judith, there is such a feeling of sadness here. Your poetry is as excellent as ever. I am waiting on your happy heart songs so I can feel you smile. Still, please just keep writing it all out, as you are such a talent and such a joy to read. Love & hugs, Shar

    Meyer Avatar Judith Angell Meyer
    Date: 12/17/2013 6:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    A long time ago Shar ... are you still here on the Soup? I'm not here often, and sometimes miss my friends here terribly. Have a Merry Christmas 2013! ~J~