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Rose Hips

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Rose Hips

The banks of the stream are filled with rose hips,
a blossom with tiny delicate tips.
Shrubby, probably a rose of Sharon,
white blossoms fill the bushy bank thereon.

After cutting the lawn, I trim the brush,
culling weeds and vines away from the bush.
Yielding fragrant flowers and testy bees.
In the evening deer nose around the trees.

The treasured petals form a thoroughfare
grown on prickly stems designed to ensnare.
Each budding blossom, like a cherubim,
with pollen nectar for a diadem.

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  1. Date: 7/26/2009 11:27:00 AM

    Another delightful read Bill>>James

  1. Date: 7/24/2009 6:59:00 AM

    Such a "feel good" poem.....a day brightener with all those lovely images! ~ Carrie

  1. Date: 7/24/2009 6:28:00 AM

    wonderful write with interesting imageries, you are such a creative writer... keep the flag flying... keep sharing you thoughts here... great you! adeleke