Treasure Island

R. K. Hart

(Australia)

A Rose


Roses come into our lives then fade a die,
Some yellow others red as a summer's sky.
There are other roses that enter ones life,
Grand Children, husbands or a wife.

Family form for us a bed of roses,
Long past the last breath and a life closes.
You are for us and always will be,
A sweet smelling beautiful rose to Granny and me.

Dear one live not by the sword,
Live not by a weapon but honour your Lord.
Be for your Lord the glint in His eye,
And the perfume we take in as we walk by.

Submitted: Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, October 10, 2012

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Written for a grand daughter to be placed in a birthday card.

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R.K.Hart 2009/12

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