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Rose Asks Forgiveness

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Rose Asks Forgiveness

Pulling energy
  Fervor from Heaven above
    Impaired by her thorns
     Faint memories of her past-
       Forgiveness is all Rose asks.


Honorable Mention in the "Description Made Easy" contest by Mac McGovern.

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  1. Date: 6/6/2010 3:32:00 PM
    nicely done Amy!! JB

  1. Date: 6/5/2010 9:01:00 PM
    Nicely done, Amy and congratulations on your HM. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 6/4/2010 10:06:00 PM
    What a moving tanka--congrats on your win with this Amy :)

  1. Date: 6/4/2010 6:09:00 PM
    Amy, congratulations on your HM. Your poem is great and a pleasure to read. I look forward to more of your poetry.

  1. Date: 6/4/2010 5:51:00 PM
    Congrats Amy on your HM in Mac's contest depicting the rose so vibrantly with your words.. another honor my friend.. so enjoy.. with luv from the "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 6/4/2010 11:42:00 AM
    very nice and good luck in the contest I'm back have a great weekend well done faleshia

  1. Date: 6/4/2010 7:48:00 AM
    I think this poem is very lovely. It rates a 7 for me. Best of luck in the contest. Now, regarding your Choka contest, I realize you have cancelled the contest, but, I invite you to read, what was to be my entry, it is called, The Journey To Self And Nature. Constance

  1. Date: 6/4/2010 6:32:00 AM
    This is a great way to start my morning reading poetry. I am glad your poetry was among the poetry I have the pleasure to read today. Wishing you a weekend full of love and inspiration Amy. The best to you in the contest. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/3/2010 11:10:00 PM
    A sweet poem. Good luck in he contest. Thank you for your comments on "Spotted Owl".

  1. Date: 6/3/2010 9:45:00 PM
    Very nice, Amy. Good luck in Mac's contest.

  1. Date: 6/3/2010 9:42:00 PM
    Awe this is sweet! I like it.

  1. Date: 6/3/2010 9:34:00 PM
    Thank you for your kind words on my polar bear poem. I am deeply concerned about this species and saw a couple documentaries that had me in tears. (I've been sleeping with a stuffed polar bear for more than a decade.) Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 6/3/2010 8:56:00 PM
    Amy... I just did a Choka for your contest...what did u do ..change it up? luv..

  1. Date: 6/3/2010 2:51:00 PM
    YOu reallly added a unique little twist on it, amy. Very nice, and thanks for the place in your contest. Luv, andrea

  1. Date: 6/3/2010 2:26:00 PM
    It was my pleasure to use the form u suggested for the entry as I luv challenges and so happy u liked it so much.. cats ..especially leopards are a fav of mine ..so much..wish I could keep one in my home in Jersey.... but its a no no ..thankxxxx for your wonderful compliments.. its an honor from the sponsor of the contest.... keep them coming girlfriend.. luv.. "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 6/3/2010 12:04:00 PM
    Such beautiful words Amy .. a sure winner .. good luck my friend.. my entry is "Fragrant Fragility" ..my Mom's fav flower and color too... with luv from the "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 6/3/2010 10:22:00 AM
    Good luck in MAc's Contest with this lovely piece, Amy. Ruben.

  1. Date: 6/3/2010 10:00:00 AM
    Beautiful tanka , this will do very well in the contest. BG

  1. Date: 6/3/2010 8:33:00 AM
    I was thinking more along the lines of the thorns about Christ's head- though not from a rose, still thorns all the same. The rose being more symbolic of His people than anything.

  1. Date: 6/3/2010 8:13:00 AM
    Interesting poem here Amy.... I like it.... Good luck in the contest!!!!....:JP]

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