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can it be that this rose

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can it be that this rose

can it be that this rose
that wilted then, now grows?
ah, it’s just a dreary dream
of youth we all have deemed
a cruel lot besides
being a dream that dies.
it is only a rose then 
that’s shorn
of rose’s scent
before it's grown.

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  1. Date: 5/3/2009 1:49:00 PM

    Amante, my belated congrats in making the semi finals...Raul

  1. Date: 4/27/2009 3:31:00 PM

    Well, from a feature of the week 3/29 to a "first round survivor" ... smile ... way to go, Amante ... congratulations, and good luck to you in the contest!!

  1. Date: 4/13/2009 5:16:00 PM

    It is as you imagine it to be, and only that. Light & Love

  1. Date: 4/10/2009 5:13:00 AM

    Congratulations on your poetry making it into the semi finals. Wishing you the best of luck in the finals Amante. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/29/2009 11:41:00 AM

    Thought-provoking write here, Amante and a well-deserved selection to be a feature this week at the Soup. Congratulations!!

  1. Date: 3/26/2009 9:13:00 AM

    congrats on having your poem featured this week! keep up the good work!

  1. Date: 3/26/2009 7:52:00 AM

    Congratulationa Amante on bweing featured this week on Poetry Soup. Vince

  1. Date: 3/26/2009 4:45:00 AM

    Congratulations on being featured this week. Smiles from Lolita

  1. Date: 3/25/2009 10:55:00 AM

    Congratulations on your featured write! Kirstie

  1. Date: 3/25/2009 10:47:00 AM

    Congratulations on your excellent poetry being featured this week. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/23/2009 6:02:00 AM

    Congratulations on your wonderful poetry being featured this week! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 11/22/2008 12:26:00 PM

    You really sound like you have the heart of a poet. Awesome write!