douglas scotney

Gold Star - 5,018 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

The Name Of The Rose - Poem by douglas scotney

A rose arose from the finest root
and bore a little flower
in the middle of the night and winter.

'What chance is that? ' was asked,
and as all had had a look in Isaiah,
everyone was sure,
her name had to be Maria the Pure.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

after reading 'Es ist ein Ros entsprungen aus einer Wurzel zart'
See 'The Finest Rose'

Comments about The Name Of The Rose by douglas scotney

  • Silver Star - 3,501 Points Valerie Dohren (7/31/2013 6:46:00 AM)

    Lovely little poem - you may like to read mine entitled The Rose. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 348 Points Danny Draper (7/27/2013 5:40:00 PM)

    A fine write with great form and structure. An iceberg is a rose, but could not sink a ship. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 1, 2013


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