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Adieu

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Adieu

My rose unfurled, withered in my eyes,
And thorns endured where dainty petals aught;
On scented breath exhaled beguiling lies,
And morning weeps, unblushed, for love is naught.
Farewell to lusty shadows creaking bed, 
And crackling hearth before which lovers laid,
And belvedere where innocence was bled,
While moonlight specters pranced in flowered glade.
Adieu my rose, forgive my early spring; 
Between my youthful urges lay thee pressed,
And not a single sympathetic string;
Do angels chord within my sorrowed breast.
My garden dampens neath a summer’s rain,
Yet never will I bloom a rose again.

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  1. Date: 10/11/2008 5:19:00 PM

    Just beautiful, Clair. I hope to read more of your writing soon!! Congratulations on your win in the contest!!

  1. Date: 10/11/2008 4:16:00 AM

    Congrats on your win, this sonnet is absolutly amazing, and so very well deserved - blew me away. Well done! Love Kristin

  1. Date: 10/10/2008 6:19:00 PM

    Dear Claire - This sonnet touched my heart. Filled with emotion and honesty, your win in Tracy's contest is SO well deserved. Peace always, John

  1. Date: 10/9/2008 7:45:00 AM

    Congratulations Claire on your win in Tracy's contest! Well done! Love, Shar