Elizabeth Padillo Olesen

Tears And The Lillies - Poem by Elizabeth Padillo Olesen

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.

Comments about Tears And The Lillies by Elizabeth Padillo Olesen

  • Bronze Star - 2,665 Points Hannington Mumo (5/25/2015 3:50:00 AM)

    An inspiring piece. Keep it up! (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 126 Points Kelvin Owusu (11/11/2012 12:02:00 AM)

    i Love this piece a good write and read (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 139 Points Romeo Della Valle (11/4/2012 2:44:00 PM)

    Awesome! A very thought provoking and well crafted write! 10+++ Thank you for sharing and keep it up! God Bless You! Romeo-New York City (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 4, 2012

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