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I Asked For Roses

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I Asked For Roses

Sweet concord mellow wine
Loosening my tongue
As I tell all
To all
About you, the volcano erupting
Into my life,
Storming verbally
Crushing my heart...
But I don't cry,
Not me!
Sweet concord mellow wine quiets me
As as you claim you are mine
I ask, "Lord why me?"
"I asked for roses and you sent me a tree!"

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  1. Date: 2/3/2013 3:08:00 AM
    Touching ... but a very well written poem Cynthia. - The last line: very well written - but makes me smile a little too ..... There are many beautiful trees too .... lol. - Have a nice Sunday. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)