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"Yet Solomon in all his glory was not dressed as beautifully as they are."

Matthew 6:29

"The fountain of love is the rose, and the lily the sun and the dove."

Heinrich Heine

"And the stately lilies stand fair in the silvery light, like saintly vestals pale in prayer. Their pure breath sanctifies the air, as its fragrance fills the night."

Julia C.R Dorr

A field of lilies
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Lilies of the field

Mankind is seeded, manured, wetted, pruned; ripe and ready for amoral, criminal pickings

Snared in knifelike thorns and poison ivy; rabidly biting and viciously kicking

As the acrid bitterness and unsightly bile, rise to the top

Absent any security net and with the safety plugs undone, yea; unlocked

Humanity has lost the rational, positive, life-affirming plot

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