Kevin Patrick

Freshman - 1,849 Points (Taurus / Ontario)

A Rose Grows In The Night


A rose grows in the night
Lit beneath the diamond lights
Petals smooth in silken magic
Blossom crimson shaded fabric
I touch the stem and thorns
Disappear from their tragic court
Scent regales the pollens nectar
That sings in childhood's laughter
Where smiles are like roses
That grow inside the night

Submitted: Monday, May 07, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, May 08, 2012

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  • Gold Star - 5,074 Points Electric Lady (1/9/2015 10:08:00 PM)

    This poem is amazing and beautiful. And thanks for your comment too. A 10! ! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,944 Points Daniel Brick (1/9/2015 9:41:00 PM)

    There's a turning in this poem with the lines I TOUCH THE STEM AND THORNS/TURN AWAY FROM THEIR TRAGIC COURT. I assume this has to do with the the possibility of the thorns piercing flesh. But the poem then turns and echoes its beginning with the play and innocence of children. If I'm reading it rightly, this is a rescued ending of a poem that could have turned out badly. The children saved the day and the rose. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 17,180 Points Valsa George (11/4/2014 9:38:00 PM)

    Beauty in words blossomed into a rose! I get an exotic fragrance too! Loved reading this! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 22,636 Points Akhtar Jawad (10/20/2014 2:42:00 AM)

    A deep and meaningful poem...............10. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 11,774 Points Ramesh Rai (10/4/2014 6:12:00 AM)

    Kevin Patrick is the another name of rainbow of poetry. i wish you all the best. Go ahead my friend tomorrow is yours. full marks. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 343 Points F. J. Thomas (7/31/2014 10:16:00 AM)

    A beautiful night indeed Kevin. You've captured beautiful imagery in this short piece. Very Nice :) (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 514 Points Sally Plumb Plumb (6/28/2014 1:44:00 AM)

    I can imagine this happening. Thanks! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 619 Points Mary Forrester (5/25/2014 7:48:00 AM)

    Lovely poem Kevin 10/10. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 104 Points Yash Shinde (4/5/2014 11:01:00 AM)

    .lovely poem.great description of the crimson petals of rose...........bien (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 740 Points Kaila George (8/13/2013 12:59:00 AM)

    Ohh this is wonderful to read to the eye...love poem Kevin 20+ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 43 Points Adheez Van Der Beanthz (6/12/2013 4:35:00 PM)

    what a wonderful poem
    10/10
    :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 10 Points Poet Of The River (5/20/2012 9:27:00 PM)

    how beautiful.. and in a way, romantic. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,181 Points Walterrean Salley (5/12/2012 10:08:00 PM)

    Awwww. What a lovely poem. Petals smooth in silken magic Blossom crimson shaded fabric... The rose is unique indeed. It is a staple among flowers - been around for ages, and is still going quite strong. A delightful sharing. (Report) Reply

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