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Lotus Bloom

Strange Water Lily, your petals delicate as a rainbow. Seeing your wonder in this moment eases dark memories, yet there in clear water below your black, feathered roots appear strangely sinister. Suzanne Delaney

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014




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Date: 11/29/2014 11:50:00 PM
suzanne love the picture this for me excellent pen
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Date: 11/10/2014 2:07:00 PM
Oooh I think I'll have to add this to my favorites. The description was so poignant it almost felt like if I dared to touch the lotus bloom it would bit me like a venus fly trap - my imagination likes to run away with me. It also kinda reminds me of one of my favorite haiku - I believe the author was either Issa or Buson - in this world/we walk on the roof of hell/gazing at flowers.
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Date: 10/7/2014 8:36:00 PM
Ah Suz, my kind of poem that conveys the beauty with the contrast of view above and below! Wonderful! I hope you will share this with PFT. Hugs, Connie #7
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Date: 8/24/2014 6:58:00 AM
I am glad to see a new poem from you. I have been missing your words. This one is worth waiting for. Beautiful moments tethered by dark memories. Awesome!
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Date: 8/23/2014 1:31:00 PM
The image is clear, and sets a mood that is strangely and quietly unsettling. Well done, Suzanne. You are very gifted ! ps...soupmail coming to you!
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