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THORNS

THORNS

I walk naked among the thorns of life
waiting to breathe in a sweetened spice 

Scratched and bruised I overcame,
and remained patient just the same.

A wary glimpse, and I remember,
The moment felt in mid September

The white flecked red rose so purely born
cannot beguile or more adorn
its symmetry. 

Ah sweet smell, my sense allows
a perfumed mist to thus arouse 

a quick moment, an abductee 
of jealous fading reverie.
 
I wonder if, do you suppose,
That life is like the white flecked rose?


CAK 11-07-2012

Copyright © Allan Koven

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  1. Date: 4/28/2016 2:01:00 PM

    Disturbing at the Start but otherwise, Good Poem!
  1. Date: 2/18/2016 5:07:00 PM

    Yes I do lol, life can be much like that. Keep looking for those roses regards naive ps ace write
  1. Date: 1/31/2016 6:21:00 AM

    Beautiful write Allan...
  1. Date: 1/30/2016 9:13:00 PM

    This is a very sweet poem.
  1. Date: 1/30/2016 7:15:00 PM

    beautiful poem, Allan. hugs, catie :)

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