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Flower Power

Flower Power

Someone once told me I was a Rose among the Daisies
I must have been red, for that is my favorite color
Was the Rose better than the Daisies?
Not so fast a deduction!
It was years before I knew what a rose was worth.
The red of a rose is for love and spirit, fire and passion.
The red of strength, the tenderness of a soft petal.
It stands straight, when the wind blows against the daisies
And protects with every thorn.
It's stem is woody and does not break with a pinch.
When it blooms, it's softness can take away pain, sorrow,
Give joy, passion and love
And when it has passed, and dried, it's memory still lives on,
Pressed between a book.

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  1. Date: 6/14/2010 12:01:00 AM
    very nice! sorry I never read it. I though I saw winners in LInda's contest. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 4/22/2010 5:44:00 PM
    There is a lot of depth in this poem. I like the ending. Congratulations on your win in Linda-Marie's contest. Enjoy your success. Keep on writing. Karen

  1. Date: 4/22/2010 4:13:00 PM
    Congrats Jeralynn on your success in my flower power contest with this lovely write.. thankxxx for your kind support...luv.. Linda-Marie

  1. Date: 4/22/2010 1:48:00 PM
    so charming and true! light & love

  1. Date: 4/21/2010 7:01:00 PM
    This is very pretty and does justice to the rose. Thank you for commenting on my Sumer Sounds. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 4/21/2010 5:48:00 PM
    OH, I love those last two lines, especially!! What a lovely poem for the Flower contest. Wishing you luck, Jerylynn! Love, Carrie

  1. Date: 4/21/2010 12:59:00 PM
    very pretty and so true!!