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To Survive - Allegory contest

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To Survive - Allegory contest

The rose and the lilly
Fight for my attention
Both have a perfume
One delicate and perfect
The other pungent and profuse
I am a bee that needs 
pollen to survive
The pungent lily makes my head twirl
The delicately perfumed rose, 
leaves me hungry
Is there a choice
No….i am a survivor.
I am saying
Don’t think pretty is the best
Steady looks can feed the soul
Survive = using ones intelligence
To surmise, is to survive.

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  1. Date: 10/23/2013 9:17:00 PM

    Seren, congratulations in The rose (Allegory) contest................. SKAT

  1. Date: 10/22/2013 11:22:00 PM

    Seren, . CONGRATULATIONS... goodnight....LINDA

  1. Date: 10/16/2013 4:13:00 AM

    Seren, sweetheart, you always leave me with the feeling that your creations are from a loving heart.... Yes... You did it right... Love ya.... Jake

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 10/16/2013 9:40:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Jake....Seren
  1. Date: 10/15/2013 6:35:00 PM

    Enjoyed reading your creative work..Very expressive..Congrats on your win..Sara

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 10/16/2013 9:40:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much Sara ...Seren
  1. Date: 10/15/2013 8:05:00 AM

    Congrats on the win in the contest, Seren

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 10/15/2013 1:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thsnk youi Ram ...Seren
  1. Date: 10/15/2013 7:12:00 AM

    Congrats on your placement, Seren! Your poem is beautiful and wise! Have a great day...Love and blessings, Rhonda

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 10/15/2013 1:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Rhonda ... Seren
  1. Date: 10/2/2013 4:10:00 PM

    This is a brilliant and wonderful write my friend! You have immersed me with beauty by the very works of this poem! I really enjoyed reading this delightful piece this evening! What a terrific poem, Great Work!!

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 10/3/2013 8:29:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Russell are you writing one as well...Seren
  1. Date: 10/2/2013 12:56:00 PM

    Beautiful piece. I didn't find this one easy..you did a great job. BG

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 10/3/2013 8:28:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Neither did I Barbara, am never sure whether I have done things right...Seren