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On Receiving a Rose

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On Receiving a Rose

The rose you presented on parting, my dear
This elegant gift adorns my coat collar
The fragrance it gives is of perfume you wear
Elegant like your dress are its petals in color

Piercing like your eyes it appears in looks
In your hand it shined like a star of hope
Soothing like love my heart it hooks
It ties my soul with aroma’s rope

It takes me to valleys of memories profound
The chirping of birds on a bright morning
Of enchanting symphony, of music, of sound
Clouds, rainbow and breeze of spring

Hundreds of captivating gone by days
Thousands of unspoken words, phrases
Looks and charms in overflowing measure
Vividly manifested on my coat collar

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  1. Date: 12/25/2012 7:23:00 PM
    what a beautiful poem. I sure love poems that use the flower rose in them! Say, I can't find you on my friends list and when I type in your name in facebook, I have no idea how to find you and see my poem posted at your page. Maybe you can ask a freind request of me. I am easy to find under my name. I am a picture with my cat in my arms. thanks, andrea

  1. Date: 9/12/2011 2:56:00 PM
    Such profound poetry! What mastery of words. This goes to my favorites.

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    Date: 9/13/2011 12:46:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Taha for your generous praise. You are very kind. Josh Malihabadi in one of his Ruba'yee says (translated in English by me): My verses are attired in the robes of gold/ Mysteries of rhythm my thoughts unfold/ words take the shape of my charming beloved/ It's the grace of my voice, lo and behold!
  1. Date: 4/21/2009 5:31:00 AM
    Love the way poem flows through your rose thanks for your kind words on my poem Prayers

  1. Date: 11/12/2008 9:50:00 AM
    You have cherished what was given to you by someone you truly care for which is very rare. Beautiful piece and wonderful sentiments...

  1. Date: 11/8/2008 5:11:00 PM
    I love all flowers, but roses, there is something special about them, I love the way the words that you pen, paint a mental picture, this is filled with love passion and happiness, it is nice to read writes like this penned by men because it gives me pause to hope that one day someone may feel this way about me, take care D-ncye

  1. Date: 11/6/2008 5:31:00 AM
    Your love and appreciation is simply radiant. What an exceptional poet you are. Your pen flows so beautifully straight from your heart. Someone is so lucky. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 11/5/2008 3:30:00 PM
    A very sentimental rose, a beautiful story and memory. Your elequent words describe something very special, something you'll always cherish. A lovely read. Love Light Truth Patricia