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The Shy Rose

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The Shy Rose

Such a beautiful, blooming rose,
There is no reason to be shy,
So, why let your petals close,
When the sun is low in the sky.

Daisies and daffodils arrive in spring,
But, roses are rare, delicate flowers,
Brilliant sunsets are also amazing things,
So, why shy away in the midnight hours.

A rainbow of colors shine in daylight,
Pretty pink, sunny yellow, and rosy red,
But, don't be afraid of the night,
Don't go to sleep in your flower bed.

Look up, and behold the radiant moon,
Gaze at every shimmering, falling star,
The sun will be rising again, soon,
So, wait and see these beauties that are.

You do not experience any of this,
When you only awaken in early morn,
What celestial wonders you do miss,
But, every rose must have it's thorn.

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  1. Date: 12/1/2014 8:52:00 AM
    Soft, beautiful and so unique, Kelly! Congrats to you!! Hugs, Rhonda

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 12/5/2014 8:15:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much, Rhonda. I always appreciate your nice comments. Hugs :)
  1. Date: 11/28/2014 11:58:00 PM
    My kind of poetry,original and clear message; that is you Kelly,that is why you are thick; congrats on the win.

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 11/30/2014 6:17:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I always appreciate your kind words, Kayode. Thank you so much!
  1. Date: 11/28/2014 7:45:00 PM
    What an original verse! Very nice! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 11/30/2014 6:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you, Debbie. I really appreciate your kind comments!
  1. Date: 11/28/2014 5:13:00 PM
    OMG I love that last verse. It just gives me that WOW factor. Congratulations on your win Kelly.

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 11/30/2014 5:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I'm so happy that you like it, Brenda! That last verse is my favorite part of the poem... Thank you for the great comments!
  1. Date: 11/28/2014 4:33:00 PM
    I love this Kelly, so beautifully written. Congratulations on your win.

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 11/30/2014 5:40:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I'm happy that you liked this poem, Maurice. Thank you so much!
  1. Date: 11/28/2014 12:00:00 PM
    Beautiful, Kelly, enjoyed your winning poem.

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 11/30/2014 2:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you very much, Faye. I'm happy you've enjoyed it!
  1. Date: 11/28/2014 11:27:00 AM
    incredible imagery with such vivid description Kelly many congrats:-) hugs jan xx

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 11/30/2014 2:09:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much for the kind congrats, Jan. This is actually an old poem of mine, and it was one of the first I had written and posted on The Soup... Hugs :)
  1. Date: 1/13/2014 8:35:00 PM
    The is truly sensitive, even defensive, powerful yet vulnerable. Roses just need a soul like yours to encourage it's inherent bravery Kelly. J.A.B.

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 1/15/2014 4:54:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Roses are so fragile and so beautiful, yet they have sharp thorns that can cause pain. I think that all humans have these two different sides to us, as well...Thank you so much for the kind words, Justin. I do appreciate it!
  1. Date: 12/26/2013 8:29:00 PM
    HI Kelly, A wonderful write on my favourite flower, the rose. Your words have such an eloquent and easy flow as you write on about this beauty. You definitely have a rose within your heart and that rose has no thorns. The only rose that does not close in the midnight hours is the rose within our hearts. It would stay open always if we would allow it. You paint the rose in its glory and splendour with such gentle words. I Loved this. Have a good day. Catch you later. Your Friend always....MIKE.

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 12/27/2013 10:43:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi Mike, thank you once again for the beautiful comments! I love roses, too. If only they could all grow without thorns!...You might also enjoy my poem titled, "Where The White Rose Blooms". Please, read it sometime, if you haven't already. :)
  1. Date: 12/20/2013 2:50:00 PM
    I love flowers and roses are really rare tis true nicely done here, cheri and thank you for your comments on eco-clause it was a challenge given by a judge and i love the old santa but i gave it my best shot. it would be a better world though if it came to pass right. cheri

    Deschler Avatar Kelly Deschler
    Date: 12/23/2013 9:43:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you once again, Cheri. I love the old Santa, too, and I also had a difficult time trying to write a new version of a classic story.
  1. Date: 11/30/2013 12:47:00 PM
    Original... and so imaginative. Your abab rhyming and flow bring the poem alive, as does your splendid imagery. Well done! Best wishes, Keith

  1. Date: 11/14/2013 4:47:00 PM
    Kelly Such a pretty and sweet poem for a beautiful flower. The description and imagery allows the reader to see the flower in all its glory. Thanks for the very sweet comment and good luck on my Vampire poem.

  1. Date: 10/23/2013 9:09:00 PM
    Kelly, congratulations in The rose (Allegory) contest................. SKAT

  1. Date: 10/22/2013 11:02:00 PM
    love and enjoy your poems Kelly.... CONGRATULATIONS... always & forever~ LINDA

  1. Date: 10/19/2013 5:45:00 AM
    Congrats on your winning work..Way to go!!!Sara

  1. Date: 10/18/2013 8:44:00 AM
    |Kelly: You performed very well in my contest. Congrats on a great win! G.

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 9:27:00 AM
    Lovely, Kelly! Congrats on your winning placement! Have a great day...Love and blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 7:48:00 AM
    Congrats on the win in the contest, Kelly

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 4:31:00 AM
    I can always see Kelly at or near the top of the judges rankings. Remember, I told you I would one day say, "I knew her when..." Well, here we are and I can say congratulations to a very sweet and talented friend... Love ya... always... Jake

  1. Date: 10/14/2013 7:38:00 PM
    I agree, why shy aware from the splendor of an open scented Rose, enjoyed your poem Kelly, worth of the win, xxx

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