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Best Rose Poems

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Premium Member THE ROSE
~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   ...

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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
Premium Member From Dawn's Spirited Breath, See Red, Red Rose
(1.)
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



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
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 Bluest Rose
To one who stands alone my long gaze goes.
How dignified she poses here, and quite
unique and lovely is the bluest rose!

Apart from where one very...

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Categories: blue, rose,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Sweet Deathly Rose
Oh, mild flower I chanced to meet,
A ruby red, yet so discreet.
She'd never seen a hue my blue.
Sweet deathly rose that I once knew.

Her fragrance...

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Categories: friendship, loss, me, rose,
Form: Kyrielle
Premium Member The Sounds Of A Rose
THE SOUNDS OF A ROSE

The Red Rose speaks softly
	with velvety smoothness, it beckons me
	come, hear my song of gladness
	as I sing a lullaby

The Yellow Rose...

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Categories: flower, rose,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Death Said To The Rose
Who bade your life to live as such
pervading hearts with perfumed nose?
As down thy petals tempt the touch
when all for passions sake you're chose.

With lifetimes...

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Categories: death, rose,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Violin

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Categories: death, love, rose,
Form: Personification
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 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 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
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
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 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  
Exquisite...

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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!...

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Categories: rose, childhood, faith, family, father,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Knowing She Sees How Deeply She Is Missed
Knowing She Sees How Deeply She Is Missed
(Tribute To That Greatest Of Love, A Mother's)


Blue-cold morns rising to light a fire
mother, cooked on wood stove...

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Categories: devotion, love, romance, rose,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Two Roses
On our wedding he gave a crystal rose
Flowering forever, enrobed in glass
Ballerina's grace in delicate pose
Guardianship of tradition, of class

Witness of first years, of paper,...

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Categories: rose, flower, husband, i love
Form: Sonnet