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Gardener and the Meadow

To it to me, it would never wilt not even through the drips of sand, or the ravines of strangling weed
So ripe thy pretty rose is, with those red velvet lips and tender bosom to grasp
Sweet is the coarse of her rhyme, roots yet unfurled but infinite they'll be in time
Planter in love with the beautiful growth, he was earth and she was meadow

Twine lock hair does do tangle, daisy anew the meadow's new ramble
Just as seeds earth does grow, the planter's honey dew sour and no moon to show
Still so prime is she thy rose, the Gardner’s love unrelenting but other roots dug deep he knew he lost the gamble
Of no mention the earth will give, light shine on him for his burden and sins, all must be tucked, can he ever live?

Thorn on every mold such a beauty to behold, never scratched or cut, the planter still has the golden green glow
It flickers and flicks, the meadow weeds and whips, and so the earth loses some of its fertilizer
Does it die, the gardener's pretty velvet flower?
The meadow is raised and so to she has questions, not of nicks and pricks but of daisy left strung

He thought he planted her right, away from weed and other life, yet off she grew
To something old not anew 
Is it a bird or divine buzz?
No, just fate as it's round just as earth and its bounds 

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 4/5/2016 8:28:00 PM
nice to see this one again, Ryan... LINDA
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Date: 8/21/2015 2:34:00 AM
Hi Ryan, enjoying this one again. SKAT
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Date: 7/8/2015 9:06:00 PM
Hi RYAN.. this is a powerful, well constructed write, that I enjoyed reading today! I want to WELCOME you to Poetry Soup, a great place to display your creative, artist works. It's also an ideal place to meet and be shaped by other poets. I read a lot of poems and I'm looking forward to checking out more of your works. PS.. If you have a moment, check out my poems as well. I'm looking forward to becoming friends with those who do (Iron sharpens Iron).. Talk soon, LYRIC MAN
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Date: 7/6/2015 10:53:00 PM
Ryan, A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. I hope you have fun with this wonderful community. You'll find many friendly poets who are ready to support and give positive feedback. I will enjoy following you and your poetry when you are ready :) We are Lucky To Have you. Enjoy Poetry Soup:) Your New Poet Friend @-> LINDA <-@
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Date: 7/6/2015 8:14:00 PM
Ryan, lovely, this is a sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. It will be a delight to read and become familiar with your poems in the future. As for now, I will greet you with the same smile others passed when I first joined the soup. Wishing you and your poetry the best. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here STARTING with me- SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you wish. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND" Hugs* SKAT
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Date: 7/6/2015 1:07:00 PM
Lol, this is true! Thanks for the post
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Julia Ward
Date: 7/6/2015 1:24:00 PM
You're welcome. :)
Date: 7/6/2015 12:07:00 PM
I don't think my Soupmail worked... Gardner is a surname... The actual occupation is a gardener.
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