Below is the poem entitled I Asked For Roses which was written by poet
Alvez. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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Sweet concord mellow wine
Loosening my tongue
As I tell all
About you, the volcano erupting
Into my life,
Crushing my heart...
But I don't cry,
Sweet concord mellow wine quiets me
As as you claim you are mine
I ask, "Lord why me?"
"I asked for roses and you sent me a tree!"