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The Rose

Watch it bloom in the midnight sun,
embrace its deep scarlet glow,
feel its thorns pierce your tender,
soft silk skin.
Watch it wilt in the frost,
creating frozen dew upon its petals,
sparkling like pieces of broken crystal,
feel its powerful allurement,
mystery and conjuration embracing your
mind within its gentle touch of attraction
and disguised true meaning,
although silently it whispers many
words of truth and beholds the fate
of life - birth and death.

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  1. Date: 3/27/2014 2:35:00 PM
    Hi LA :) Glad I came upon this beautiful poem; will be back to read more of your writes. // paul

  1. Date: 3/24/2014 9:28:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poem being featured this week, Lovely write,

  1. Date: 3/8/2011 5:16:00 AM
    No better flower to write about than the Rose. I can't pass a poem about Roses without reading and commenting, nice one Leighann....:)