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Best Rose Poems

Below are the all-time best Rose poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of rose poems written by PoetrySoup members

Premium Member The Rose
This is not a poem about a rose
Nor a poem about diligence and beauty
Today, I sit and stare at the walls
Walls    that...

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Categories: rose, absence, allusion, death, depression,
Form: Dramatic Monologue

Premium Member A Winter Rose - a Sonnet
I walk through the glistening virgin snow
That covers the sorrow of autumn’s death 
Where I find on a bush a frozen rose  
Its beauty...

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Categories: rose, winter,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Where the White Rose Blooms
The single white rose captured the old gardener's attention,
He lovingly cared for it, like it was his own grand-daughter,
The roses were just like family and...

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Categories: rose, death, funeral, garden, heaven,
Form: Quatrain
Letter To Rhapsodical Rose

Here, I scribble a letter 
to the rhapsodical rose, 
dipping my quill in 
stardust that slips 
like a violet waterfall 
from the tips of 

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Categories: rose, emotions, fantasy, feelings, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Rose and Her Thorns
A lovely rose grew to the garden's delight,
a poem of sunrise surrounded by night.
One day her friend Ivy asked "Why do you mourn?" 
Rose answered,...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rose, death, death of a
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Unforgettable Rose
“Love is like a rose. When pressed between two lifetimes, it will last forever.” – Anonymous

In vast wilderness of emerald summer, rose blossoms brightness,
Like the...

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Categories: rose, appreciation, beauty, memory, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member From Dawn's Spirited Breath, See Red, Red Rose
From Dawn's Spirited Breath, See Red, Red Rose

When Summer rose meets dawning's sweetest hush
Sun comes to bequeath its dawn bathing rays
Red beauty gleaming, rose stills...

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Categories: rose, beautiful, beauty, flower, garden,
Form: Sonnet
A Rose In the Heather.
So still and beautiful lays the rose in the heather,
Lifeless and dying, given to bring you happiness,
So fragile is this rose laying in heather,
Slowly withering...

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Categories: rose, loss, lost love, nostalgia,
Form: Romanticism
The Special Rose
She sits and rocks, so gently back and forth
Her chin leaning heavily on her chest.
In her hands she cradles, one flat waxed rose
And sighs as...

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Categories: rose, grandparents, lonely, love, old,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Moon, the Swan, the Rose
The Moon, The Swan, The Rose

I see an enchanted image that you’ve never dreamed of
With reflections twinkling while dancing on wave drops
Of a dreamy blue...

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Categories: beautiful, bird, moon, rose,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member Violin
She sleeps in her rose wood bed,

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Categories: death, love, rose,
Form: Personification
Premium Member I Died
As blaze of August fades into the Fall
horizons new have burned and turned to ash
and textures of the change of seasons clash,
a plague of frost...

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Categories: rose, age, death, destiny, life,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Roses Roses Roses Potd
In all her glory, dawn has burst forth,

With a slight glow of early morning brightness

I sit in the bower, listening to birds in concert

And admire...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: red, rose,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sophie
Sophie Scholl was raised a Christian in a Lutheran family
Born in the town of Forchtenberg in south west Germany
For standing defiant against evil with her...

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Categories: death, girl, inspirational, rose,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Wild Love
The blackberry's love for the garden rose
Brought down the gardener's wrath.
The blackberry sensed the danger
As he wended the garden path.

" A love so true as...

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Categories: garden, love, rose, sweet,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Creeping Roses
Tender tendrils climb the wall
Up towards the sky
Past the latticed windows tall
Clinging on from high.

Then in springtime buds in red
Pout with lips apart
Inhibitions they all...

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Categories: rose,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Breath To Breath
They say, to mend an injured heart, move on,
          And thus, I've done so, time-and-time-again,

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Categories: rose, analogy, lost love, metaphor,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member It Happened On a Misty Morning
Wettened by the mornings dew 
Closely spaced where rows of roses grew 
Footprints stained the cobblestone 
Where my love and I had walked, alone

Sweet light's...

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Categories: rose, beauty, kiss, light, love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Flower -Part One-
“A Flowers Wilt”	

Witness the small existence 
that abides the beauty of-----------
Freelancers all around,
Just to get a good look.

A baneful abrasion, the flower took
It captivates you...

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Categories: rose, art, beauty, birth, care,
Form: Free verse
Sonnet 28 'I Think I Know the Name of Purity'
I think I know the Name of Purity,
It is Your Name -- it holds clear water well!
A Chalice carved almost to shattering,
A white rose, that...

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Categories: rose, for her, innocence, integrity,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member September Splendor
Nourished by garland skies of scarlet blue
And velvet grass in golden green festoon
September wed us; one heart, made of two

Days of turquoise kisses, too much,...

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Categories: rose, butterfly, kiss, moon, romantic
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Dark Roses
Dark red was the bouquet in white gloved hands
foreshadowing the scarlet stains of dread.
If yellow be the rose of Texas land
why not give her the...

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Categories: history, rose, violence,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member By Any Other Name
If love could have a color, I suppose
it wouldn’t be just any common shade.
I’d name it for the colors of the rose.
In heaven’s hues this...

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Categories: love, rose,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Long Stemmed Roses
Lavish luscious liaison
Orchestrated obsession
Nocturnal nebulae
Gifted graceful gallantry

Secluded sanctuary
Tiffany telltale turtledoves
Effervescent ecstacy
Metaphysical mascarade
Magically manipulated mandolin
Erotic entanglement 
Delectable daredevil demigods

Rhythmic romance rhapsody
Openhearted opulence
Secret sensuous seduction  

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Categories: rose, flower, lust, night, romantic
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member High Bred Reality
Soul progress
     back field in motion
The guff
     Chose, chose, live grow leave!  GO!

Leapt from heaven's gold

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Categories: rose, childhood, faith, family, father,
Form: Verse