Tears And The Lillies

Tears in the valleys
water the lillies.
They are salty.
They are not so sweet to taste.
But they are there
as we swim down deep
into the waters
where the lillies live.
Let the beauty of the lillies
transform the bad taste
of tears to sweet nectar
of courage.

by Elizabeth Padillo Olesen

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Comments (6)

Lotët në lugina ujit lillies. you strike at the beginning with your own lyricism... there is a lot of light and fine your verse dear poets... congrats by dr riza
A great poem thank you for posting Elizabeth.Alan
Joy after tears. The reward for hard work (tears) is joy. Nice write. Keep on writing, poet
An inspiring piece. Keep it up!
i Love this piece a good write and read
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