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Blue Rose

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Blue Rose

The Blue Rose
secretly grows
upon a Hill of Heathers
where?
seldom do know

Songs speak of its
existence
but few have lived to see
its rich blood blue petals
smells of sweet ginger and honey

The legend has it
the blue rose can cure
a thousand different ailments
although, I am not
sure

My Grandmother told me
if you eat three petals
before you sleep
the disease which
infects, out of you
it will seep

Not many have heard
the powers of the 
blue rose
for it secretly grows
where seldom
do know

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  1. Date: 6/25/2010 4:14:00 AM
    Congratulations Heather on your win in Mac McGovern's contest "The Blue Rose" Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/19/2010 9:56:00 PM
    Congrats Heather on your HM in the Blue Rose contest.. a great write and special honor for u to enjoy.. see u in two weeks..with luv from the "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 6/19/2010 7:52:00 PM
    And it is so reclusive,, Lovely poem. congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 6/19/2010 6:58:00 PM
    Heather, congratulations on receiving an HM on your wonderful poem. I love " for it secretly grows where seldom do know," very mysterious.

  1. Date: 6/17/2010 8:13:00 PM
    Yes Heather u are correct in many aspects of your poem .. I did research when I wrote my Mystique in Blue for the contest and it also signifies prosperity to those who find a blue rose ..and healing as u relay in your poem... very nice write and good luck in Mac's contest... lovely write.. with luv...from the "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 6/16/2010 6:56:00 PM
    A wonderful entry. Godd luck in the contest

  1. Date: 6/16/2010 6:37:00 PM
    Is this true, Heather, the legends your grandmother told you? How interesting! We live in different countries so this is a new bit of information for me. Very intriguing write. Perhaps one day you will learn where this blue rose "secretly grows." Beautifully written! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 6/16/2010 6:26:00 PM
    Very Nice, it flows beautifully

  1. Date: 6/16/2010 6:21:00 PM
    I love this. :) Very good job! Keep up the writing.

  1. Date: 6/16/2010 6:21:00 PM
    Good Write....Good Luck in the Contest....Larry