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Poetry Friday: Tiger Lily by Walter Adolphe Roberts

May 7th, 2010 (07:30 am)

Current Mood: thirsty
Current Song: Porcelain by David Cook

But the brave tiger lily blossoms on,
Never to be undone
Till the last rosemary and thyme are gone.
Tattered by autumn storms, she will not fling
Herself to sullen foes. The winter rain
Alone can beat her down, to bloom again
Spring after spring.

- the closing verse of Tiger Lily by Walter Adolphe Roberts

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