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The Rose

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The Rose

In a meadow encompassed by death
a solitary rose blooms
the only one left
turned silver by the moon

After the sun begins to rise
the morning glistening with dew
the ruby petals break their ties
its departure darkening the worldly view

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  1. Date: 11/16/2013 1:20:00 PM

    Awww . . . This is just fantastic, or maybe it is funtastic. Whatever, it is called it you have written a profound look at life and death.

  1. Date: 11/2/2013 7:26:00 PM

    I am well versed on Roses.... "A Rose That Never Fades" is in my portfolio My Rose changed my world.... Nicely done, Poetess..... Jake

  1. Date: 10/14/2013 10:17:00 AM

    There is a lot of strong clarity in your lines. Ah, the power of a simple rose to change everything...

  1. Date: 10/13/2013 9:00:00 PM

    The balance of beauty and darkness in this piece is great. My creative self finds this composition yummy. :o