Treasure Island

S.D. TIWARI

(December.1955 / India)

Petals of roses


Queen of beauty,
King of fragrance;
Love of prince,
Softness of princess,

Spectrum of colors,
Symbol of life and liveliness.

Royal, religious,
social, affectionate;
tops on her hair,
beauty portraits.

Children’s joy, whether
in garden or on paper;
I keep on my screen
as the screen saver.

For me the rose is -
wire of the love;
It’s my messenger
on every fold.

Often it becomes
my mouthpiece;
Conveys my love
and words of peace.

I love every petal
even that scatters,
but does not relinquish
it's core character.

(C) S. D. Tiwari

Submitted: Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Edited: Thursday, August 29, 2013

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