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Southern Beauty



She is the bloom of southern trees,
A flower in fair maiden's hair.
Pure, white, and delicate one sees
Her in that season of the year
Nestling among the dark green leaves.

Her petals smooth, and soft as silk
Caressing the morning dew drops.
As fresh and white as whitest milk.
Her blooms are few, but loved a lot.
Once plucked, she soon begins to wilt.


Barbara A Cadogan © 2012
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Submitted on March 18, 2015

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I am a Registered Nurse, and first started to write poetry when I was about 18 years old. I have written several poems on a variety of subjects, and enjoy poems that are light and filled with humor. I feel that a good poem like a painting, is able to evoke a variety of emotions, whether sad or cheerful,angry or sympathetic.My goal in life is to learn as much as I can, and to spread peace and good cheer to many. Above all, to be respectful and helpful to my fellow man. more…

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