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Blush of the Roses

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Blush of the Roses

Something hides this foggy day
      Out of reach and far away

Impatience blooms, a woeful sing
       Of soft pastel, sweet breath of spring

Where day will find red roses blooming
       Banish skies where dark clouds looming

Blush of heather, birds are wheeling
        Skin of winter, shedding, peeling

See not shadows, feel no rain 
       Shed the secrets, shed my pain

Foolish hearts, so restless weeping
        Hating thorns of winter keeping

Where wishing wistful thoughts to soar
        Above the clouds, and rainbows o'er

Where tree boughs bend with weight of fruit
        New blade of grass, so green to root

Today cries bitter, north wind blowing
        Tomorrow blushes,  roses growing

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  1. Date: 1/31/2009 2:27:00 AM
    Excellentce, my dear - brialliant imagry and feel, I was there, and can smell those roses on the breeze..i agree with Brian, one of your best! Love, Kristin

  1. Date: 1/30/2009 8:51:00 AM
    This is wonderful, Carrie. I love the way this flows, each couplet phrased so beautifully, to the final one, which is perfect in this! Awesome write! Hurry up spring! :) I think I may be raising a few rosy blushes aroud here myself lately but it beats the heck out of all that depressing stuff! (lol) :) Love your comments Carrie. They always make me smile! Love, Robin

  1. Date: 1/30/2009 7:50:00 AM
    One of your best I think Carrie.Into my favourites .Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments

  1. Date: 1/30/2009 4:54:00 AM
    Wow, this is simply beautiful! Love the couplet rhyme scheme her eand the imagery evokes hope and spring eternal. Lovely! Michael

  1. Date: 1/30/2009 4:31:00 AM
    Awesome rhyme and flow to this beautiful, hopeful and uplifting couplet! You are quite the poetess Miss Carrie! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 1/30/2009 1:10:00 AM
    Great piece of rhyming flow , Carrie ....

  1. Date: 1/29/2009 1:52:00 PM
    I sure hope that old ground hog doesn't see his shadow, thanks for always having such kind words to say to everyone, you have such a good heart. Blessings, Ron

  1. Date: 1/29/2009 12:15:00 PM
    So wonderful Carrie. The words are crisp and I can feel the bite of the cold wind..your writes my dear friend always put me at the scene..words coming alive with your magic..I do so much appreciate them..thanks for your always kind encouraging words to me...they are very uplifting.

  1. Date: 1/29/2009 11:55:00 AM
    This poem was a breath of fresh air, and I could see the roses beginning to bloom...what a lovely fragrance....always, Christy