Posted by: Jonathan Caswell | March 31, 2012



There’s something about Easter Lilies that smell so nice in the store,

You take them home, they open up and don’t smell anymore…

Hybridizing flowers to last and last and last

Along the way some flowers may have certain scents outcast,

Pretty to look at—but won’t infuse through a room anymore.

—Jonathan Caswell


  1. That time of year once more can’t wait till everything starts to bloom, good write

  2. Just read your Easter Lily poem, Very nice!

    • Thank you, Mozelle! It’s good to see a familiar face from the :LONGFELLOW POETRY page on Facebook, show up here.Plenty to look at!

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  4. Real clean internet site , thanks for this post.

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