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He placed a yellow rose on his pillow
When he left her that night
He was going back East
On a Red Eye flight

He  would always love her
But it wasn't meant to be
He already had a wife
Who wouldn't set him  free

He knew he should have told her
But everybody knows
When you can't face the pain
Just leave a yellow rose

Copyright © | Year Posted 2007

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Date: 5/18/2015 12:26:00 PM
I know the Yellow Rose of Texas, Vernette, thanks for the stunning write. A bit too bright, but I love it. FOREVER **SKAT**
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Date: 8/17/2009 11:27:00 AM
Poem's with Rose's are beautiful, and this poem is a joy to read, thank you for sharing>>James
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