Kellsey Hartmann

Rookie (5-21-1994)

The Rose Poem by Kellsey Hartmann


velvety red petals
full and sweet
soft and light
arranged neat

beautiful symbol
of love, romantically
better symbol than thought
when thought logically

beautiful and sweet
it may be
but thorns and petals
both to see

thorns can cut deep
and hurt you
as you bleed
what to do?

beauty decietful
handled improperly
blood and hurt
rising to see

a symbol of love
beautiful
handled improperly
hurtful

Submitted: Wednesday, May 23, 2012
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Comments about this poem (The Rose by Kellsey Hartmann )

  • Freshman - 965 Points Saadat Tahir (5/25/2012 11:32:00 AM)

    a very nice write...somewhere to the end the thread is lost in the metaphorical sense...

    overall very readable....

    be happy
    :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Fadwa Gmiden (5/24/2012 11:28:00 AM)

    I love your poem, it's so symbolic with a good writing keep the good work :) (Report) Reply

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