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Wild Rose

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Wild Rose

scarlet streaked with yellow
I lean to breathe in her scent
I reach out to feel her touch 
she pricks me
and I bleed...
bleed her scarlet fever
bleed her yellow fever
she needs me to bleed
so gladly I bleed
scarlet streaked with yellow



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  1. Date: 4/2/2014 5:37:00 PM

    HI TIM, Congratulations on your winning poem.... xox~ Linda

  1. Date: 4/1/2014 7:57:00 AM

    Such profound deep emotions conveyed in this simple yet so powerfu free verse , Tim. Elaine

  1. Date: 4/1/2014 1:34:00 AM

    Beautiful imagery and nice take, congrats on the fine win, tim

  1. Date: 3/31/2014 5:48:00 PM

    Your poem was literally a painting of emotions. The image of the rose was beautifully described. A lovely write, Tim! Congratulations on your win!

  1. Date: 1/12/2014 4:59:00 AM

    ouch Tim lol this is lovely congrats on your win Shadow x smile hug

  1. Date: 1/11/2014 5:12:00 PM

    I noticed your name on the list..Congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 1/11/2014 1:23:00 PM

    Written like a true trubadour Tim. We can gain by bleeding. J.A.B.

  1. Date: 1/11/2014 9:21:00 AM

    Good words to PD and congratulations for the lovely win

  1. Date: 1/11/2014 1:53:00 AM

    Hi Tim, Congratulations:) --- Thank you for supporting the last contest I will host for the time being. Take Care, and enjoy the fun blog, I posted honoring all winning poems.... Blog Called "Unicorn__" ---> http://www.poetrysoup.com/poetry_blogs/blog_detail.aspx?PoetID=18720&BlogID=18529 Take Care, <3 Always & Forever ~LINDA

  1. Date: 1/11/2014 12:55:00 AM

    Enjoyed the write and congratulations on the win, Tim

  1. Date: 11/30/2013 9:19:00 PM

    Tim this was a lovely allegory :)

  1. Date: 10/23/2013 9:18:00 PM

    Hi Tim, congratulations in The rose (Allegory) contest................. SKAT

  1. Date: 10/22/2013 11:25:00 PM

    Tim, sad to see this one on the bottom... this is one of my fav, fav,, from you... . CONGRATULATIONS... goodnight....LINDA

  1. Date: 10/18/2013 5:29:00 PM

    love this Tim,, a worthy winner congrats

  1. Date: 10/16/2013 6:34:00 PM

    WOWWWW. I sure hope this one scored high for you. I see it won. Glad I am finally seeing it.

  1. Date: 10/16/2013 7:47:00 AM

    This beauty tickles my senses.Ow how much one can give for the beauty of a Rose..I love your bleeding emotion on paper and i tnk you for your blissful comments Tim

  1. Date: 10/16/2013 4:31:00 AM

    Masterfully written! Your work always finds my heart..... Jake

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 6:30:00 PM

    Great winning work..Enjoyed reading it again..Congrats.Sara

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 8:09:00 AM

    Congrats on the win in the contest, Tim

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 7:02:00 AM

    Congrats on your placement, Tim! This is wonderful, poignant and powerful! Have a great day...Love and blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 10/14/2013 8:16:00 PM

    Such painful image, ouch! congrats on your win dear Tim xxx

  1. Date: 10/14/2013 10:19:00 AM

    tim!...i really enjoyed the way the images reveal themselves slowly,coming into full circle as you end this verse... love bleeds when we give of ourselves... stunning!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 10/13/2013 6:08:00 PM

    Your poem makes me think of love. if you clutch it too tightly it will hurt you. This just comes to me from the reading...Great poem, my friend...peter

  1. Date: 10/13/2013 12:33:00 PM

    Tim, your colours blend and melt softly into the heart and make romance from a thorn sound quite exciting, very well done....David

  1. Date: 10/12/2013 11:42:00 PM

    So beautiful, I had to come for a second visit.....

  1. Date: 10/12/2013 5:34:00 PM

    I like your portrayal of the rose and her thorns...or something deeper perhaps? there is something almost sensual about this...soup mail...

  1. Date: 10/12/2013 3:23:00 PM

    It might be safer to pick a daisy....than the rose? Just a suggestion! :)

  1. Date: 10/12/2013 11:11:00 AM

    Scarlet like disease................ Love this one Tim, Kind of reminds me of The Yellow Rose............ not so wild........... awesome feel............. SKAT

  1. Date: 10/12/2013 8:34:00 AM

    Very nice imagery - beauty & blood. You should do well in the contest. Good luck... Jack

  1. Date: 10/12/2013 6:25:00 AM

    Roses so beautiful and fragrant but a sting if picked super portrayal Tim gl in contest Shadow x smile

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