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The Fairest of All the Roses

The fairest of all the roses in the walled garden’s afternoon hush, this blossom delicately poses, making the other blooms blush, In the walled garden’s afternoon hush, while standing enticingly making the other blooms blush, is a beauty gazing at me. While standing enticingly, with her soft upswept auburn hair, is a beauty gazing at me. She answers this lonely man’s prayer! With soft upswept auburn hair; in her long flowing gown of white, she answers this lonely man’s prayer, making the garden grow bright. In her long flowing gown of white, this blossom delicately poses, making the garden grow bright - the fairest of all the roses! For the George Dunlop Leslie Poetry Contest of Isaiah Zerbst
The Picture is called "In Walled Garden" See at this link:

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  1. Date: 10/30/2013 5:31:00 PM
    This is a wonderful poem Andrea, you write with so much beauty, I loved this...Peter

  1. Date: 7/7/2013 1:08:00 PM
    interesting one must say! Congrats ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 6/26/2013 11:05:00 AM
    I know I read this one before --nice one. love phyl

  1. Date: 6/25/2013 12:28:00 PM
    Very nice poem.

  1. Date: 6/23/2013 11:58:00 AM
    An excellent pantoum which is not easy to compose from a gifted writer. Still working on getting one to flow so easily. Hope you win the contest.

  1. Date: 6/22/2013 2:14:00 PM
    Beautiful and striking images in this fabulous portrait :)

  1. Date: 6/20/2013 9:31:00 PM
    Love it Andrea, my mom had auburn hair, dad had the red hair ;} I think I shall put this in fav's . No doubt you won with it ;}

  1. Date: 6/20/2013 10:51:00 AM
    Such a perfect flow to this pantoum Andrea. Love how it paints the picture so well.

  1. Date: 6/19/2013 3:17:00 AM
    There is nothing I can say that hasn't been said.... makes me wilt.... Like a morning rose without dewdrops.... Love you so much..... Jake

  1. Date: 6/18/2013 4:35:00 PM
    Congratulation on this wonderful Pantoum. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 6/18/2013 12:14:00 AM
    Congratulations Andy but I thought the fairest of the roses was you flower xx

  1. Date: 6/15/2013 9:37:00 PM
    I very much enjoyed your lovely poem, you took me to your to the beauty of your story, thank you

  1. Date: 6/14/2013 5:44:00 PM
    What a wonderful canvas you've painted here with your words.Well done.

  1. Date: 6/14/2013 1:17:00 AM
    The repetitiveness of the form you have chosen combined well with the beauty of your words, and paints an excellent tribute to a beautiful painting. Best of luck in the contest, Andrea! David

  1. Date: 6/9/2013 4:10:00 AM
    Hi, my dear friend Andrea! Good afternoon here. I came back to read your poems & fave it esp. the last one. Thank you so much! This one is an excellent and amazing write of yours once again. I can vividly recall the beauty of the painting through your poem. A great dedication to one of the greatest painters indeed. I like his work very much. I'm also writing a poem for him now. Hope I can post it later. I'll love your poem. Thanks a lot! love much, Leonora

  1. Date: 6/8/2013 9:51:00 AM
    "Oh Rose Marie I love you." Remember the song? Your fine poem reminds me of that tune Nelson Eddy sang to Jeanette McDonald. Great job comparing a rose to a woman - at least this is the under tow. Love, daver

  1. Date: 6/7/2013 10:16:00 AM
    did not need the picture Andrea, your visual attributes are perfection is your poetry

  1. Date: 6/7/2013 10:06:00 AM
    Your poem looks better than the picture you describe. I find the girl adorable, but with some imperfection in the posture. She looks slightly bent towards right. In your verses she is perfect!

  1. Date: 6/7/2013 9:20:00 AM
    You are amazing, this one really captivates me and I have not even seen the painting.

  1. Date: 6/7/2013 8:00:00 AM
    Oh, you chose a gorgeous painting for this one! And your poem definitely does it justice. I think Isaiah will love this! :)