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Blushing bloom

 In  a garden where beauty lies in sweet repose
   A  summer breeze caresses the blushing rose
 And it releases its sweet perfume
    which makes a painted lady assume
It is an invitation to visit the seductive  bloom

     The blazing sun's fiery  eyes  singe  the lovely flower
  Causing  it to  hang  its  delicate  head
 Patiently it waits for an encouraging rain shower
   But it's the sun's harsh  gaze  she dreads 

  When heroic clouds obscure the  sun
      The grateful rose lifts its  sunburnt face
       Composing itself before day is done
  But still longing to bathe in raindrops grace

When the velvet night relents to bright eyed dawn
The rose is soothed by morning dew
As it shines with beauty in the morn
 Gazing  at skies of periwinkle  blue

But she smiles when gray clouds form
As the sun hides from  the thunderstorm
And when the rain comes tumbling down
She bathes in the beauty of her crimson crown

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  1. Date: 3/23/2014 8:51:00 AM
    What a gorgeous piece. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 3/21/2014 11:06:00 AM
    Love it xx

  1. Date: 3/20/2014 10:23:00 PM
    Joseph, a well written, interesting read.. Congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 3/20/2014 1:32:00 AM
    JOSEPH, Congrats! Enjoyed your winning poem. Love ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 3/19/2014 11:47:00 PM
    Joseph:).... Congratulations, in Nathan's contest... xox~ LINDA

  1. Date: 3/19/2014 7:35:00 AM
    Wonderful poetry and congrats on the fine win, joseph

  1. Date: 3/19/2014 4:47:00 AM
    - Wonderful win, and a beautiful poem Joseph ! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 10/30/2013 12:17:00 PM
    another nice win on this <3 SKAT

  1. Date: 10/28/2013 8:09:00 AM
    Congrats on the win in the contest, Joseph

  1. Date: 10/27/2013 1:50:00 AM
    Congrats on your win with this one, Joseph. I finally am seeing a note you left me on my comment I made here a long time ago. You ask when to use it's. "It's" means "it is." You use it as a contraction for "it is." If you are using it as a possessive, you do not place an apostrophe: Example, The dog licked its paw.

  1. Date: 10/27/2013 1:03:00 AM
    This is a nice poem friend,Congratulation on your win

  1. Date: 10/26/2013 9:18:00 PM
    Hi Joseph, thank you for the support :-) CONGRATULATIONS, amazingly awesome win. Stop by my latest blog. If you's like or have time. ------ always~ LINDA ~

  1. Date: 10/23/2013 9:10:00 PM
    Hi Joseph, , congratulations in The rose (Allegory) contest................. SKAT

  1. Date: 10/22/2013 11:02:00 PM
    nice win..PD

  1. Date: 10/19/2013 5:43:00 AM
    Congrats on your winning work..Way to go!!!Sara

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 1:09:00 PM
    I drifted away reading this one. Its beautiful. Congrats. BG

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 9:29:00 AM
    Beautiful imagery, Joseph!! Congrats on your winning placement! Have a great day...Love and blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 7:47:00 AM
    Congrats on the win in the contest, Joseph

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 4:23:00 AM
    Congratulations on great work, my friend. Your win is well deserved...... Jake

  1. Date: 10/14/2013 7:36:00 PM
    You Joseph make poetry look easy, so many good lines in this poem, congrats on your poetic win,