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BITTER ROSE

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BITTER ROSE

It's you my bitter rose
That's how I am going to call you
To let everybody think that
You are bitter
This way I will be
The only one to know 
Your real taste

If you become mine
I will nourish you
With the manure of my poetry
I will caress you
With the soft breeze of my tender
And water you with pure love

I will always called you that way
In a way that only no bees
Will come near you
But the truth
Your taste only me knows
Best solution...
...that you will be just mine.

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  1. Date: 7/19/2009 7:49:00 AM
    Shirley, i just adore poems about Roses, this is delightful. I even wrote a poem about The Black Rose, i would love to hear your comments on it, have a lovely Sunday>>James