Rose

Weeping Roses
Weeping Roses

The rose

Bows low

Shedding

Her petals

Tears

To the

Grass below

Oppressed by

Years of blows

By her

Beating sun

-2013.08.22 

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2 thoughts on “Rose”

  1. The switch from the literal to the abstract was brief yet graceful. Like a ballerina’s leap that had a hundred years of practice behind it. Perfection. More poems should be built like this. 🙂

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