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To a rose

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To a rose

Ah, sweet bonny flower face
That sits outside my door
Nodding in the eve time
Waking gently in the morn

Nothing so pretty as your pink-tipped petals
Nor as fragrant as you, my rose
Your very existence is poetry
Sprung up in a garden of prose

Ah, but my lacy lillies
Sigh enviously at your grace
And all my quiet pansies
Wish silently for your face

But only you are the queen of flowers
Beautiful now and forever more
You, sweet bonny flower face
Who sits outside my door.

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  1. Date: 10/2/2012 6:48:00 PM
    Wow, this poetry is beautiful. You've painted an awesome picture with your words and your poetry is heartfelt and warm. A delicacy! Thank you for sharing!

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 7:10:00 PM
    an elegant poem! warm thoughts, Ralph

  1. Date: 9/23/2012 10:11:00 AM
    lovely write Anna..nice share..luv it :) SK

  1. Date: 9/23/2012 2:22:00 AM
    Beautiful poem!!Love this!

  1. Date: 9/22/2012 8:40:00 PM
    delightful write...enjoyed...