Lillian Susan Thomas

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  • Rookie - 20 Points Dr. Ratan Bhattacharjee (1/16/2010 6:32:00 PM)

    Reminds me of Wordsworth's Upon Westminster Bridge.... really touching description

  • Rookie fleur de lys (12/15/2009 7:41:00 AM)

    One of the finest poets I have had the pleasure of discovering on PoemHunter.

  • Rookie Wiskey Pete (7/23/2009 10:21:00 PM)

    Lillian, I must admit I was impressed by your
    work. You have a wonderful way of drawing
    the reader in.

    Very nice.

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Best Poem of Lillian Susan Thomas

*beauty Of Imperfection

Hard shelled,
Smoothed by many currents, many tides,
Buffing it with all that sand
As waves cycle through,
A cool fleshy lump of life
Lifts a finger
To get the weather report
On the motion of the seas;
Lifts a hand to grab morsels
From the smorgasbord passing by.
And deep within the briny, sweet pulp
A tiny blemish enters,
Creating a dimple
In its silken, delicate skin.
And that seed of sand -
Like the pea under the princess's mattress -
The oyster worries,
Turning and turning it,
Bathing it in tears,
Coating it with slime, ...

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