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Grey Roses

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Grey Roses

From the deep depths of bleak and somber dreams
Those with grey roses living within them
There’s painful feelings made inside, it seems

The colors of the sky and the large farm
Beautiful the dream is all but the rose
They seem to be crying, having no charm

Here deep inside the dream the heart arose
Coming to rescue the broken rose bush
Like giving lifesaving drink from a hose

Now all roses turn colors are then lush
Perfect dream fantasies give a sure rush

Russell Sivey

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  1. Date: 1/31/2012 11:43:00 PM
    Looks like a good terza rima with some good descriptiveness and rhyming.

  1. Date: 1/30/2012 4:41:00 AM
    the grey outlook, bleak sombre sook, awful, subtle, painful part, rose of grey, on a thorny day, me brains locked up in park.:) thank you, Russells "Grey Roses" made me do it. Don

  1. Date: 1/30/2012 1:55:00 AM
    you sketch a painful yet beautiful scene laden with emotive colors, russell.. a different route from your usual short forms...my jaw drops; wow!... love this! :) huggs!

  1. Date: 1/30/2012 12:54:00 AM
    Really. I mean REALLY, I am not on the Soup very much at all. The gods are good to me though...Because as I KEEP saying...some force tells me "SOUPS ON" and I take out this laptop and BOOM....You post a poem. It's the genie in a bottle type scenario...Keep on rollin' I guess. Your poems are powerful. And again, I am not a huge fan of poetry. I happened to be cursed or blessed by the "whatever in the world it is that speaks through me"....Ya' DiGG what I mean? Hope that don't sound too crazy!~JSL