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FREE CEE as red recedes

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FREE CEE as red recedes

             AS PETALS FALL

Upon the soil a pile of petals
Fallen from the strains of time
Once a rose bush rooted well
To sanctify a love sublime

Petals fell from buds of red
As Autumn neared to summer’s end
No cold of winter’s breath yet felt
Yet no help could heaven lend

As petals fell buds bid adieu
Day by day did piles grow
Higher past each noon gone by
Petals feared a fretful snow

A rose remembered red once owned
My lover and I past in the hall
Silence proved its point quite well
While me and that plant both feared the fall

Sometimes love fades as a plant
‘Tis then when Autumn comes to call
Now sit I with senses dulled
No longer loved as petals fall
     © 2008…..free cee!





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  1. Date: 4/26/2012 7:21:00 PM
    I'm really like'in this older stuff...I should have known you were just being quaint with your comments on my poetry long ago..Ha,ha

  1. Date: 4/26/2012 7:18:00 PM
    How beautiful Jeffery!... Light yet meaningful and wonderfully written!! I honestly enjoyed...Thank you...Love Diana