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The Sounds of a Rose

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The Sounds of a Rose


The Red Rose speaks softly
          with velvety smoothness, it beckons me
          come, hear my song of gladness
          as I sing a lullaby

The Yellow Rose has a sound of authority
          beware the thorns of life as you are
          pricked by unforeseen events
          tread carefully lest you stumble and fall

The Pink Rose is the rose of love shared
          it sighs gently like a lover caressed
          it glistens with dewdrops like tears of bliss
          and seeks to be lovingly cared for

The White Rose is the symbol of purity
          its voice is that of compassion
          as it pleads with all who see it
          be ye kind one to another

The Black Rose speaks in tones of finality
          as it coaxes one on their death bed
          come to me on your journey to eternity
          where will you spend it is his question

Embrace the sounds of the rose
          when each comes your way
          let them engulf you in their special manner
          yes, embrace the sounds of the rose

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  1. Date: 2/8/2012 8:38:00 AM

    Lovely poem... Well writen and thought provoking...

  1. Date: 2/6/2012 4:28:00 PM

    Curtis this poem is so breath taking. I love it a lot. Hugs, Gail

  1. Date: 2/6/2012 9:06:00 AM

    Hi Curtis thankyou for your lovely comment on my poem. I have read this and left a commenton it but it is not here I had a lot of trouble placing comments yesterday. This is a wonderful piece of work and I love how you have endowerd each rose with a sound it works so well xx

  1. Date: 2/5/2012 5:48:00 AM

    You can tell alot with a rose Curtis,lovely poem,enjoyed to reading it. - oxox hugs Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 2/4/2012 9:24:00 PM

    Curtis, I just left a comment on a poem..called.. *SEXY IS*.. by Elizabeth O'Driscoll... and I mentioned my love for roses... a fetish i have.. gosh I'm weird.. I have a rose altar at my home.. and my body smells like a rose at times..lol..i have every rose lotion i can get my hands on.. Curtis.. I read the meaning to your rose concept.. how about purple.. I once got a purple rose.. It was fake.. I'm adding the beauty of your poem to my favorite poems... always..pd

  1. Date: 2/4/2012 8:38:00 PM

    I did enjoy the special meanings you bestowed on each rose, rather unique poetry Curtis, enjoyed your poetry, love,vie

  1. Date: 2/4/2012 8:18:00 PM

    Beautiful verse and wonderful metaphors! Yes, all seasons or roses in life should be embraced...a lovely reminder. Blessings, Rhonda