Treasure Island

Kevin Patrick

(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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