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A Garden to Be Filled

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A Garden to Be Filled

My heart was like a garden
waiting to be filled
so roses and thorns
entered as they willed.

The thorns, they wound me
but soon they leave
the roses brought love
that none could believe.

The thorns come n go
but the roses, they stay
they spread happiness
around me, each day.

So I shall try my best
to keep them inside
and together we'll grow
side by side.

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  1. Date: 4/8/2009 5:15:00 PM
    sweet verse from a sweet girl. Light & Love

  1. Date: 4/7/2009 1:03:00 AM
    Like the intro that draws the reader in Maryam.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments

  1. Date: 4/6/2009 8:50:00 PM
    "Beautiful!!!":):)~"Hello Again Talented & Lovely Maryam!!!":):)~What a wonderful write here dear lady~Actually, filled with a lot of wisdom for ones own heart~for it is much more pleasant to be surrounded by love and light~then hatred and darkness!!!:):)~And I sincerely hope that "All" are able, to find this wonderful place which You have found, before their lives are through!!?:):)~Again, as always, "My Love & Warmth To 'You & Yours,' Always, John!!!"~"Beautiful Write!!!":):)

  1. Date: 4/6/2009 3:37:00 PM
    it's no mystery to me why God made thorns for roses. jhl

  1. Date: 4/6/2009 3:31:00 PM
    Hi Maryam I love this poem, the roses inside will draw people to you because they will smell the sweet scent. Keep those thorns at bay. God Bless. Leon