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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

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