I have been writing poetry, fiction and short stories for many years and have completed a book of poems. I also enjoy comedy writing.
I found a Trumpet lily by the lake with nice bright yellow
Somehow this lily's was not that strong but nice and mellow
Tiny lily, Tiny lily, tell me what are you doing alone by this lake?
Aren't you cold? Doesn't this wild wind make you shake?
Have you been here long, did you talk to the grass?
I Couldn't help but noticing your beauty as I strolled pass.
You know, I once had a Lily that was red and blinked at the sun
But one day I left her by the window sill and the next day Lily was gone
I wonder, are you my sweet Lily I lost all those years?
Was it destiny that brought us back together at this place?
I do love the lake too, it makes me feel calm and gives me the peace to think
Maybe I will sit with you for a while little Lily, and write a poem with my invisible ink
You look real magnificent I should say
How about we waltz in the wind to the sounds of nature if you may
Sweet little Lily, how much I adore your company
I could sit and just talk with you from day till the stars appear sweet Lily
Don't laugh, you probably think I am silly
Come now little colorful one, you see the sun begins to hide
I have a very special place for you to grow inside
I will put you by that clear window that presents itself to nature
For you to be with me again, and I with your, for now and forever.
You are indeed a thing of rare beauty
To take good care of you now is my earthy duty
© 2017 Clive Williams
Clive Williams (author) from Jamaica on October 17, 2017:
Mark Tulin from Palm Springs, California on October 16, 2017:
Nice job exploring your experience of the flower. Thanks
Clive Williams (author) from Jamaica on October 13, 2017:
Yes Eric, My Lily is great
Eric Dierker from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A. on October 13, 2017:
Well done friend. Perhaps I am too busy with my garden flowers. I should look more closely at other ones.
Clive Williams (author) from Jamaica on October 12, 2017:
Thank you Louise
Louise Powles from Norfolk, England on October 12, 2017:
That's a lovely poem. Lilies are such lovely flowers.