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Once A Red Rose


once a red rose
bleeding of pain
the black knife that caused its pain
the bloody petals of life
fell to the ground
the blood of a fallen friend
the pain he took
once a red rose
always in pain
but know the rose
is no longer red
the fallen friend is now a
black rose
living in the shadows
the only pain he feels is
the pain of being a fallen friend

Submitted: Tuesday, June 09, 2009

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  • Dragon Thunder (6/12/2009 7:38:00 AM)

    i dont know why but i keep coming back to this poem i dont know why its just so great i am lookin through everyones elses and yet this one tends to draw me back here


    nice poem great words for a great poet give ya a 10 (Report) Reply

  • Dragon Thunder (6/9/2009 3:23:00 AM)

    what sad poem but yet the way you put you or someone else in the spot as a flower what i mean is you refer a person to a red rose and the petals that fell to the ground bleed of pain
    and a black knife that cut the once red rose is now a black rose he now hides in the shadows and the only pain he feel is the ffallen friend (Report) Reply

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