Flower Poems/Reflective Poems


By Josie Whitehead

White Lily



By Josie Whitehead

Consider the Lilies

Sweet lilies growing 'neath the trees,
Heads nodding gently in the breeze.
    White robed apostles, standing tall -
     Of flowers, most elegant of all.

Upon a coffin, simply lain,
You rest beneath the gentle rain
     And mark the end of life's hard fight -
     Three perfect lilies, pure and white.

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Note:  The Bible:  Matthew 6:25-34:  Jesus said: 'Therefore I say unto you, Be not anxious for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than the food, and the body than the raiment?' and: 'Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: yet I say unto you, that even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.'

This poem was published in JOSIE'S POEMS - Reflections - 2010.  Sorry, not in print at the present time but you have it here.