Bernard Snyder

Veteran Poet - 1,977 Points (11-07-1959 / Savannah Ga.)

'A Lonely Rose' - Poem by Bernard Snyder

Something must've happened over time
no one seem to ever ask for me,
maybe I've lost my significance
or the world's going through a catastrophe,
maybe people don't love anymore
which would make me totally worthless
I may as well become extinct
for I have no other means or purpose,
no one says 'I love you' as I do
or put hearts together just for the hell of it,
but if I no longer have the same affect
what I once stood for is now irrelevant,
I just wanted to make a difference
and keep a smile upon a face
believe that I meant a lot more
than just another flower in a vase.


Comments about 'A Lonely Rose' by Bernard Snyder

  • Gold Star - 5,910 Points Electric Lady (12/12/2014 12:51:00 PM)

    I added you to my favorite poet list. You are amazing. Your poems give me joy. Your poems give me pleasure. Much love to you dear poet. You are my saving grace. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 9,811 Points Heather Wilkins (8/24/2013 6:36:00 PM)

    the rose is a lovely metaphor. wisely used a good write good imagery (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 299 Points Adeline Foster (2/5/2013 5:42:00 PM)

    Good thoughts in this one. Read mine - O Dearest Love -
    Adeline (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Silentpoet Grl (10/27/2011 7:11:00 PM)

    great poem with emotion written in it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Rachel Ann Butler (10/27/2011 1:44:00 PM)

    'Maybe people don't love anymore
    which would make me totally worthless
    I may as well become extinct'

    RAB (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,433 Points Hans Vr (4/17/2011 8:01:00 AM)

    Very good poem. Good to write as the flower in the first person. I like that a lot. I think 'for me' and 'catastrophe' forms a great and original 'rhyme'
    The message is very clear and I like it a lot. A very important bit of wisdom lies in these very melodious lines. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Bradley Fisher (4/1/2011 1:42:00 AM)

    Powerful Bernard very good write a heavy tone (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 403 Points Rekha Mandagere (4/1/2011 1:36:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem. Nice imagery is used here and poem has a philosophical depth. Thanks. Rekhamandagere. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, March 27, 2011



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