Treasure Island

Walterrean Salley

(Savannah, Ga)

Rose Charm


Oh, how sweet the rose.
On and on its fragrance goes,
With a heavenly scent.
And when the heart is sore
(Pain, sorrow and more) ,
Causing one to lament—

Like a magic wand,
The rose lends a hand;
For it is such a mint.
Its beauty inspires,
(Of which one ne'er tires)
Leaving the heart content.

Its petals are gorgeous.
They subtly forge us
With their bold accent,
To embrace such presence
With a sense of reverence
And that, in any event.

The rose is for ages,
And yet engages—
Like a perfect gent.
It brightens the day
In such a way—
As if an 'agent' sent.

Submitted: Sunday, July 15, 2012
Edited: Monday, July 16, 2012

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  • Kevin Patrick (8/3/2012 7:12:00 PM)

    My mother tried growing roses, we found it difficult, your writing about them makes it easy, there are no thorns hear just pure innocents and vitality. (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (7/28/2012 3:33:00 AM)

    The fumes is lingering to our mind after we reading this,
    so beautiful written by you salley, and rose always my fav flower
    in poetry or in examples of life...the flower that has great nature lesson
    keep it up_Unwritten Soul (Report) Reply

  • Thomas A Robinson (7/25/2012 8:34:00 PM)

    the rose is king of all flowers
    in all the kingdoms spent
    the rose is queen in all the towers
    where all love's fire is pent (Report) Reply

  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (7/22/2012 9:12:00 PM)

    he rose is for ages,
    And yet engages—.. so perfect poem.. it catches attention...10

    roses are for all ages, yet we control and mange, our fancy and urge to pick, it needs gentle touch n nos tick...
    ] (Report) Reply

  • Joseph Anderson (7/18/2012 3:28:00 PM)

    Roses will bloom again, just wait and see. This is as exquisite as the rose-sweet and delicate (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilson (7/17/2012 5:03:00 PM)

    The rose is really a beautiful flower..., so well written here, just lovely to read, thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Neela Nath (7/16/2012 8:30:00 PM)

    Heaven is associated with nature. Rose as a part of Her is expressing beauty and aroma. Loved it.10+++ (Report) Reply

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