Submit a Poem
Get Your Premium Membership
spacer
 

The Tale of Nelumbo nucifera

Stephen Long Avatar  Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled The Tale of Nelumbo nucifera which was written by poet Stephen Long. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

Read Poems by Stephen Long

Best Stephen Long Poems

+ Fav Poet

The Tale of Nelumbo nucifera

Water-lily,
Floating on the ice-blue sea,
Away from your homeland.
Leaving thin, red, trails as you go.
Steering among the foreign, black-seal-dotted icebergs.
Electric-white lightening flashing,
And the chill of the Arctic winds,
Bombarding from all directions.
As you long for,
The lily-pad life,
Its comfort and kinship,
Now, but a past possession.
I, do, too.
Let us stiffen our lips,
Tighten our collars,
And dream.

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment



A comment has not been posted for this poem. Be the first to comment.