A single gold lily
cannot be melancholy
in this erotic garden,
where feathered grasses
fling their pale gold spray
and cover the earth
where fragrance fills
the heated air
with rosy dreams,
and stray powders swing
on the backs of bees
This is a response to The Sunday Whirl, a wordle poetry prompt in which one is to write a poem including the 12 words: swing, fling, rosy, powders, melancholy, stray, grasses, gold, erotic, pale, cover, spray. This is Wordle #66 for July 22, 2012.
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Photo is mine.
Very nice! It looks like we were on the same wavelength. :) Annette at http://hoofprintsinmygarden.wordpress.com/
Hello Carol. That photo is gorgeious and the poem is a song to summer filled with sights and smells. You used the words to paint a vivid image,
Thanks Elizabeth for visiting my blog and for your comment. I thought the lily was gorgeous too.
Thanks for visiting my blog and making a comment. I like your poem very much, especially the lines:
Feel the stray breeze
This is so beautiful!
Thank you Lauie. I just found your site today and really like it.
ooooh! I love this one, Carol. It spins a mesmerizing image that covers your reader...the bee is my favorite part.
lovely, specially the bit about the bees
Hi Brenda W,
Thanks for your comment. I'm happy that you liked what I did. I do enjoy the wordles.
Thanks for your comment. I liked the part about the bees too. And they do love those deep lilies.
Your words fill bring the sumptuousness of summer alive.Thanks for stopping by my place.
The natural world in a glorious garden - well placed worldes make it come to life.
Thanks for your visit.
Thanks Jules for the visit and comment.
Oh boy this is so lovely Carol. I was thinking meadow too when I read the words. Well done.
Thanks Teri and Veronica. I appreciate your comments and your visits.
Simply beautiful verse, I love the way you write. As they say, " you have a way with words".
Enjoy your guests.
Gwen, Thank you so much.
Thank you Jeri. I love the way you write too.
I love that you write to touch us and that you have warm hands! And heart by the looks of it. This piece is exquisite. I'm a fan.
Great poem, intersting too, I never found lily melancholy.
Very nice indeed. The powder on bees is a very effective image.
Thanks Walt, Cathy and miskmask for visitng my blog and for your comments. It feels good to have many people reading my poetry.
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