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Upon a Bed of Petals

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Upon a Bed of Petals

Upon a Bed of Petals

upon a bed 
of petals, lay ye down
ambrosia lent
filling the senses
in pungent resistance

the unfurled rose
petals stripped in turn
a lovers gift
with heavenly soft scent
permeates the room

 @ 4/3/2013


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  1. Date: 1/1/2014 9:08:00 PM

    The romance drips from every word. Very nice. Look forward to more in 2014.

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 2:35:00 PM

    Absolutely breath taking, my lovely poet friend. I love your tanka, a pleasure to read today. Hope you're having yourself a good day, hugs!

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 11:37:00 AM

    A beauty thats for sure, I enjoyed this Debra, hope you are doing good :) Wilma

  1. Date: 4/3/2013 1:16:00 PM

    Wow...gorgeous....

  1. Date: 4/3/2013 7:54:00 AM

    This is a very romantic write, something that I love deep in my heart! You have delighted me with this incredible poem my friend! I really enjoyed reading this masterful piece this morning! What a lovely poem, Great Work!!