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First Rose of May

How beautiful is what I see today
          peeking from the green
                and almost unseen,
    blossoming for me – the first rose of May!
       While she’s in the pink,
           time is but a blink.
     In this merry month, oblivious is she
             to what’s to come as she poses prettily -

                        destiny evading

Her joy for now is sweet. What can she know
        of life’s suffering?
              She hears robins sing.
   On her face, tears are but a dewy glow.
      She is hope anew
         now that she’s in view!
    Will she – like me – feel her soul plunge to sorrow?
            Or will I – like her – be until tomorrow

                         destiny evading. . . 

      a wish faint and fading?

May 21, 2018 for Broken Wing's "Let Your Pen Drip" Contest
Theme: a wish faint and fading
Note: Just the other day I saw my rose bushes' first rose and thanks to Constance's four words and theme, and the Qarinage Rhyme Pattern of
Gregory Barden's Contest, I was inspired to write this.  This is also entered into the 'QARINAGE - Any Topic' Poetry Contest

Here is the Qarinage's rhyme pattern (also entered in Gregory's contest):
At least TWO verses of the following rhyme scheme, ABBACCDD + Refrain, (the refrain repeats after every verse), with syllable counts of 10,5,5,10,5,5,11,11 + 6, (6 is the refrain), and the LAST verse must have an EXTRA line of rhyme (D, 11 syllables), and an extra line of refrain, (6 syllables), that is different but rhymes.

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2018

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  1. Date: 5/23/2018 5:23:00 AM

    Beautiful images came to mind while reading this piece! Well expressed and congrats on your win
  1. Date: 5/23/2018 2:22:00 AM

    Congratulations, Andrea on your grand win, as usual.
  1. Date: 5/23/2018 2:01:00 AM

    Beautiful verse Andrea, congratulations. Tom
  1. Date: 5/23/2018 12:53:00 AM

    Lovely lightness. Congrats on first place win. - V
  1. Date: 5/22/2018 11:58:00 PM

    My congratulations for your placement, first over all.
  1. Date: 5/22/2018 10:41:00 PM

    Your meter and fine execution of the required words really shine in your poem, Andrea! Congrats on your win :)
  1. Date: 5/22/2018 10:03:00 PM

    Congrats! Andrea...on your 1'st placement...a lovely entry my friend...love and light...^WW^
  1. Date: 5/22/2018 9:45:00 PM

    Beautiful Andrea! You are an amazing poet. Congratulations on your #1 win.
  1. Date: 5/22/2018 9:38:00 PM

    A rose of any color is my favorite. My first rose this year was on a bush that belonged to my mother-in-law before she passed. It was a bush she planted when she was a young girl. She passed away almost 25 years ago. The roses on this bush are a soft orange. What a beautiful memory of Mama Florrie! Your exquisite poem is a reminder of how fragile life is. As always, I love it! Congrats on a super 1st place.
  1. Date: 5/22/2018 9:07:00 PM

    Ooh happy to be back with congratulations! :)) xomo!
  1. Date: 5/22/2018 8:17:00 PM

    Congrats on your top win Andrea
  1. Date: 5/22/2018 6:59:00 AM

    May I see first rose of May; I may have to another day; No room, To bloom, Or may put on time delay.
  1. Date: 5/21/2018 11:56:00 PM

    We have plenty of flowers especially roses in May, but we are having some strange weather too. It rarely rains in May here.
  1. Date: 5/21/2018 4:35:00 PM

    A beautiful rose Andrea..expertly crafted poem..best for a win.
  1. Date: 5/21/2018 1:04:00 PM

    You've written a beautiful poem in what I consider a complicated form. Well done, Andrea, and going into my faves! I'm sure this will be a winner in the contest.
  1. Date: 5/21/2018 12:23:00 PM

    nicely done, are you going to enter this in Gregory's contest too?
  1. Date: 5/21/2018 11:34:00 AM

    Just beautiful Andrea!!
  1. Date: 5/21/2018 11:29:00 AM

    wow Andrea I am in awe of your creativity and the poem is suitable for both contests - you deserve to place high for this little gem. I am still at just one stanza for Greg's contest must work on it today:-) hugs Jan xx
  1. Date: 5/21/2018 10:17:00 AM

    Truly love this gleaming jewel my friend. I would fav this one were I not to ever fav another poem here.
  1. Date: 5/21/2018 10:02:00 AM

    You've done an amazing job with such a complicated form.
  1. Date: 5/21/2018 9:44:00 AM

    Gorgeous.

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