To A Mariposa Lily

Clark Ashton Smith

Thou art the chalice of the sun;
Filled from the fountains of his light,
Thy rimming petals overrun
With nectar morning-pure and bright.

Fit cup art thou, O flow'r, to hold
Such drink surpassing and divine—
Wrought of the finest vestal gold,
And brimmed with sunlight s crystal wine.

Printed from: www.eldritchdark.com/writings/poetry/584
Printed on: November 17, 2017