This rose has been too long in the sun Her edges are getting dry Gone are her petals’ velvety shine in its stead are the unsightly lines that no doubt say she’s past her prime. Her thorns get sharper as they wither Her fragrance betrays the odor of decay Will she remain the treasured flowerContinue reading “WILL YOU?”
Raindrops filtered through My hands are left with nothing But what the heart holds WPC: Cherry on Top
“Blessed be the man that trusteth in the Lord, and the Lord shall be his confidence. And he shall be as a tree planted in the waters, that spreadeth out his roots towards moisture; and it shall not fear when the heat cometh. And the leaf thereof shall be green, and in the time ofContinue reading “BY THE LIVING WATERS”
Naked I stand before Love I am trembling afraid my soul is found wanting and judged unworthy of love. Would a rose hide from the sun to bloom? I lift my face to Love let its light illuminate my shadows and make me shine. ~~~ Dverse Poets Quadrille #12 – Rose
All we have are souvenirs of moments gone by – traces of tears shadows of laughter and the feeling they left behind. Summer bequeathed to Autumn her seeds and skeletons for time to choose which to bury or resurrect season after season.
Your scent lingers in the cool winter air Visions of you tame its harsh landscape You will ever live, Oh Roses of October you who bloomed amidst autumn’s chill until the very last when its frosty breath shriveled your petals and made them fall to the ground made fertile by gifts you received andContinue reading “OCTOBER’S ROSES: IN REMEMBRANCE”
The rose blooms in its proper time Should hands open her petals will her fragrance come? She’s worth the wait as love is. For dVerse Poets’ Pub’s Meeting the Bar: Cinquain – Expanded Version Thank you, as always, for dropping by. 🙂
I like shooting against the light. How I love the glow of the early sun on the velvety rose petals. The mist that reflect the light crown the flowers with little diamonds that make roses more beautiful than they already are. The shadows make the morning beauty standout. 🙂 Gentle is the shadow that cradledContinue reading “ROSE IN THE MORNING LIGHT (WPC: Shadowed)”