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A Reason to live

The flower opens its chalice Of tender petals to the sun Pleasant object of the bee's fun Making sweet honey in this bliss Each to know what life brings, a gift. The lily fears not the outcome When the time comes to open And offer the world its essence It only knows it to be a good one Pleased even when it is plucked out. The rose will not open until It is encircled in sunshine warmth It dances in the light, a force Felt to its core, trusting its will To be a delight, its reason to live. By CarolineCécile Copyright 05.13.11

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Date: 6/13/2011 8:12:00 AM
Congratulations on your win in Poet Destroyer's "Best Blossom Design" contest Caroline. Love, Carol
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Date: 6/12/2011 1:33:00 PM
C.C.,~~ A SUPER ~Congratulations 4 this wonderful FLOWER entry!!!! Thank you it was an honor to have you support my contest. Don't miss out on my next one.. Take care,..p.d
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Date: 6/11/2011 8:18:00 AM
Admire the way you describe the flower "opening tender petals to the sun," Caroline. Lilies always make me think of the renewed hope we feel on Easter. Roses are always a source of delight. I see a story of human life as well in your poem, dear. Congratulations on your win in the contest! Love, Carolyn
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Date: 6/11/2011 7:42:00 AM
My congratulations on this win in the contest of p.d., Caroline
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Date: 6/10/2011 10:33:00 PM
I love that "reason to live" and "to be a delight." An Awesome thing, CAroline. Congrats on your win.
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Date: 6/10/2011 9:55:00 PM
Very nicely done Caroline. Congratulations. Love, Joyce
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Date: 6/10/2011 8:54:00 PM
Congrats Caroline on your wonderful win in PD's contest on blooming flowers with this exceptional entry my friend.. enjoy a super win..luv..
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Date: 5/14/2011 6:20:00 PM
loved the way you wrote this, very creative, enjoyed it. thank you for commenting on angel in the clouds.
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Date: 5/14/2011 11:28:00 AM
I like the way the lily blooms without fear, trusting the world is good even when plucked. And yet, it takes more warmth for the rose to bloom. Excellent use of metaphors in your poem. I think I used to be a lily but am now more like the rose, needing to feel the warmth before I experience trust. Awesome poem for my favorites, dear friend. Love, Carolyn
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Date: 5/14/2011 12:31:00 AM
What great way to give reasons to live, in the examples of these beautiful flowers. This was just marvelous, caroline.
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Date: 5/13/2011 7:39:00 PM
Lovely beautiful expressions in your lines Caroline.. that first stanza is breathtaking my friend as it continues the visuals are superb luv.. a special treat to the eyes..happy weekend..luv..
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