Treasure Island

Calysta Rose Anderson

(1-27-99 / Bethlehem)

The Rose


A single rose
Given by one to another
A single rose
Be it a friend, sister, or lover

A single rose
So good and pure
A single rose
May be the cure

A single rose
May dry the tears
A single rose
Wipes away the fears

A single rose
Represents many things
A single rose
To a memory, it clings

And if, by chance, that memory is bad
A single rose
Can seem so sad

But if, with luck, the memory is good
The rose stands proud
As it should.

Submitted: Thursday, March 29, 2012

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