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My Amaryllis

Wrote this for the contest but was to late as usual, guess the jokes on me.



My Amaryllis

Amaryllis your beauty so profound's me in the early spring
Brings off a beautiful scent as if your could initially sing
Calming effect for one and all to view and fully able to see
Developing in beauty among my flowering garden brightly
Eternal youth as when you were first a tiny ball of a bulb
Forthright to watch every step of the way as if you were small dub
Given off a profound beauty for at this special time of the year
Heartfelt color like a simple shepherdess goddess living so bright and 
                                                                              near
Initially, your color invites all to want see and one and all to pick
Joyfulness in watching you grow, so, so pretty and quite slick
Keeping my flower garden so bright and colorful and real red
Loveliness and learning beside my garden view of my floral bed
Meandering and meeting of all my flowering floral flowers
Nourishing them all as if they were like my children with powers
Often I pick some to make a special floral ensemble
Precious beauty now sits on my dining room table
Quickly I water them with my plant's herbal nourishment
Readily they flourish and spreads off a beauty of sweet scent
Spreading great beauty to all my family and friends
Timeless I hungrily talk to them and offer stories of pretend
Ultimately my family love's this beauty of red flower my Amaryllis
Vibrant hues I extremely appreciate with all my enthused happiness
Welcoming this Shepherdess Goddess while I'm so close and near
Xavier will be coming over and be my loving partner so quiet dear
Yearly I pot and plant my favorite plant this lively Amaryllis
Zestily, I drink and water it with care for she is my queen plant I really 
                                                                must confess.

Written: 04/28/2012

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Date: 5/6/2016 4:35:00 AM
You have done a magnificient job writing such a beautiful poem, Sherri. The form is so very difficult, but you have written this poem brilliantly. #7. T.J
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Sherri Whiteford
Date: 6/4/2016 10:42:00 PM
Thank you so very much T.J. for your awesome comment and especially for the 7. I haven't been around much lately, hopefully I can soon rectify it. Much appreciated... Sherri
Date: 5/2/2016 10:31:00 AM
Very nice poem you have written here Sherri, so very glad I stopped by and read. Always enjoy reading a poem which has a story behind it.. Eva
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Sherri Whiteford
Date: 5/2/2016 1:55:00 PM
Thank you so very much Eva for your great comment on this written poem of mine..