Treasure Island

Lucifera Santez

(4th feb / Belize)

Black Roses


Color of darkness,
Hue of sorrow,
Shade of pain,
Embodied in that bloom,
One that he has
Created from his tears,
From his blood,
For her,
Only for her,
In remembrance of their
Broken promises,
Blooming in his garden,
The flowers of dead love,
Adorned with the scars
Of a shattered heart,
Flourish those black roses.

Submitted: Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 16, 2013

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  • Ken E Hall (2/8/2014 4:39:00 AM)

    original poem how love can be turned into a black void seen as a black rose with shades of pain well done indeed...regards (Report) Reply

  • Roseann Shawiak (12/1/2013 3:03:00 AM)

    Love your expression of dead love. It's dark with a lot of meaning. I especially liked the last line: the flowers of dead love, adorned with the scars of a shattered heart, flourish those black roses. Keep writing. Thank you for your comment on my poem: Being Bereft, I greatly appreciated it. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

  • Dipy Hermonite (10/4/2013 3:34:00 AM)

    Excellent Lucifera. Loved it. Have rated your poem.

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  • Zandile Zoya (9/23/2013 12:43:00 AM)

    what a true story bhind those beautiful lines..... I like, i like, i like, i like it. (Report) Reply

  • Naida Nepascua Supnet (8/20/2013 4:49:00 AM)

    OUCH, this is sad. But it affects the reader in me, so you are good at it.
    And the love between them was turned into broken promises
    (sigh) anyway, another good write from you. (Report) Reply

  • Hazel Durham (8/15/2013 8:32:00 AM)

    A sad story beautifully written with such passion and understanding at his pain and sorrow! !
    Superb wtite! ! (Report) Reply

  • Thomas A Robinson (8/14/2013 12:09:00 PM)

    Actually black roses are red roses thaf have a darker red pigment. But how fitting a red rose to signify one's love for someone and a black rose (red) for love that has wronged. (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (8/14/2013 11:33:00 AM)

    The flowers of dead love,
    Adorned with the scars
    Of a shattered heart,
    Flourish those black roses.

    Beautiful lines! (Report) Reply

  • Gleb Zavlanov (8/14/2013 10:57:00 AM)

    This is amazing! I really liked the imagery and words you used to create a sad and sorrowful atmosphere. Nice job. Also, thank you for commenting. (Report) Reply

  • Karen Gonzalez-videla (8/14/2013 10:24:00 AM)

    Incredible :) This poem is written with so much passion that it makes you read it again and again :) You really do have a brilliant talent inside you :) This is simply magnificent. I don't have enough words to describe it :) Never stop writing in your life! (Report) Reply

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