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Below is the poem entitled White Rose which was written by poet Seren Roberts. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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White Rose

it lies there alone,
one flower, on a coffin
that the flag once adorned
carrying  the soldier home,
brave hero, an only son.

White roses were strewn,
when the cortege was driven 
through crowded  lined  streets,
a flowered road of goodbyes
written in the rose of hope




April 7 2013

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  1. Date: 6/17/2013 9:54:00 PM

    Many congrats for this beautiful win dear. Sorry for the delay as I was travelling.

  1. Date: 6/10/2013 5:05:00 AM

    Gosh I have missed so many of these competitions I cannot congratulate everyone i never even saw them posted,, congrats on this one Sass xx

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 6/10/2013 5:37:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Mandy, I was quite pleased with this one ...Seren
  1. Date: 6/6/2013 8:36:00 PM

    Seren, a nice little win.... congratulations! *Linda

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 6/6/2013 9:39:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes I am glad it was placed, cos it was liked by many, thanks again for stopping by...Seren
  1. Date: 6/6/2013 4:08:00 PM

    congrats on your win with this poignant piece, love the line "a flowered road of goodbyes" :)

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 6/6/2013 4:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Charlotte, this is what happens when a soldier is brought home in a coffin ...Seren
  1. Date: 6/6/2013 1:49:00 PM

    Lovely write,Seren....Congrats on your win...Well done...

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 6/6/2013 4:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Olusegun ....Seren
  1. Date: 6/6/2013 11:49:00 AM

    This is really beautiful Seren. White rose has always been my most favorite. You penned it well. Congrats on your win in the contest. AO

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 6/6/2013 4:58:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks A O for stopping and reading and commenting on my poem ...Seren
  1. Date: 6/6/2013 11:46:00 AM

    so sad , so beautiful. congrats on your win Seren

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 6/6/2013 4:58:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Francine ...Seren
  1. Date: 6/5/2013 8:54:00 PM

    Congrats Seren A very deserving win SuZ

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 6/6/2013 12:36:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you SuZ-D ......Seren
  1. Date: 6/5/2013 8:18:00 PM

    Seren, this is really really good. Wish He had just put this one up in the top ten with all the other wonderful poems, but congrats on the winners' list.

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 6/6/2013 12:35:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Andrea, Thank you for thinking it was good enough for higher placing, at least I didnt get a N/A. Lol....Seren
  1. Date: 6/5/2013 6:49:00 PM

    Seren congratulations on your fine win. Warm Smiles, Connie

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 6/5/2013 6:52:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Connie, thanks for reading and commenting .....Seren
  1. Date: 6/5/2013 2:58:00 PM

    congrats on your win with this heartfelt piece

  1. Date: 4/9/2013 12:49:00 PM

    This is very beautifu, but also sad. Thanks for sharing and good luck in the contest...... Lucilla

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 6/5/2013 6:51:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Lucilla ....Seren
  1. Date: 4/7/2013 8:31:00 PM

    Most heart touching story Seren ....beautiful

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 4/8/2013 1:01:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, its for all the sons, husbands, brothers etc who come home from fighting in a coffin....Seren
  1. Date: 4/7/2013 6:09:00 PM

    Well done, Seren: Such a vivid image and such a sad subject, of love, in a different light.

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 4/8/2013 1:02:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Suzanne ....Seren
  1. Date: 4/7/2013 3:45:00 PM

    so sad, but lovely, best of luck in the contest (psst: soup mail)

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 4/8/2013 1:04:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Francine... Seren
  1. Date: 4/7/2013 3:27:00 PM

    This is a tenderhearted and beautiful write my friend! I really enjoyed reading this wondrous poem this afternoon! What a fascinating piece, Great Work!!

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 4/8/2013 1:03:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Russell...... Seren
  1. Date: 4/7/2013 3:25:00 PM

    A very heartfelt and deep poem you penned here Seren. You displayed a very profound symbol of the rose. Hugs and luv, Gail

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 6/6/2013 12:33:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Sorry I missed replying, thanks for stopping by and commenting ...Seren
  1. Date: 4/7/2013 3:06:00 PM

    Seren a very poignant write, I like it..soup mail....Davud

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 4/8/2013 1:03:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you David, ....Seren