When Lilies Cry

Your pollen bleeds in blood-red drops

With every lonely tear;

Although you have companions close,

You know that no one’s  near.

Isolated in your pain,

There’s no one you can trust,

And so you sit in summer heat

And cry your tears of rust.

4 comments on “When Lilies Cry

  1. Angel says:

    Gorgeous image! Penetrating words… beauty in pain.

  2. Caddo Veil says:

    Ooooh, “tears of rust”–BRILLIANT!!

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