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Laressa

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Below is the poem entitled Laressa which was written by poet Mike Walsh. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Laressa


In tropic humid night a flower grew,
the breeze and slow perception whispered change,
if flowers rained and told us what they knew,
all leaves and little buds would rearrange.
Forsake us not the light or dawn at day,
or feel the pain of folding flowers bright,
for they do never turn or fade away,
they keep you safe, my angel child of night.
So bless your petal blades on stems to sail
beyond the garden's mortal shell and sand
and plead us to the gaze of eyes as pale
as flowers frail, and fall into His hand. 
And love will stay, as tropic flowers do
and bloom at night, as memories of you. 

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  1. Date: 5/14/2013 10:10:00 AM

    Beautiful read. Congrats on your membership renewal!

    Walsh Avatar Mike Walsh Date: 9/23/2013 6:58:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Ndaba....Mike
  1. Date: 4/17/2013 5:49:00 PM

    A wonderful flowing sonnet. Nothing 'archaic or barbarian' about this wink wink. SuZ

    Walsh Avatar Mike Walsh Date: 4/17/2013 7:11:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    This for a magnificent girl sadly missed. She trained the barbarian out of me for a while. Grins & Thanks ....Mike
  1. Date: 4/17/2013 12:53:00 PM

    A beautiful elegy? daver

    Walsh Avatar Mike Walsh Date: 4/17/2013 3:52:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks for reading. M