Thursday, May 24, 2007

014: The Garden

Rating: 4.8
You are my Lily, I am your Rose
In our Garden we repose
I watch you blossom
Day and Night
To care for you is what I like

To give you shelter, to see you fed
To lie together, in our bed
To see the seasons, come and go
Is all I'll ever want, you know
My Love for you, will never fail
Your Beauty and Perfume prevail

Two flowers both from different pots
Arranged together as a show
Your scent was all that I could smell
No other fragrance, could I tell
We've been together, since that night
We met each other long ago

The seeds we sowed in later days
Have grown in their separate ways
Each different, but, in a way, the same.
Reflections of those other plants
From which we hope they'll gain

I hope their Garden grows like ours
So love can blossom like the flowers
And in their turn produce new buds,
That grow themselves,
To be Loved...

(For my Children and theirs)
Colin Johnston
Topic(s) of this poem: love and life
Heather Wilkins 31 May 2013
you are my lily, I am your rose two flowers both from different pots. sweet and touching. nice imagery
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Katherine Shaw 06 August 2010
Awwwww how sweet, I have more poems posted, please read when you have time, thanks x
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Hans Vr 27 July 2010
Very nice to read this poem. I like it really very much. After reading this poem, I read it again. It gives your reader the feeling that you are the one person that should be among our best friends. Only bright poets with a truly loving heart can make this type of masterpieces. If my votes would register, I would give it a 10 + (but since I joined the web site, my first 3 votes went fine and ever since voting became impossible)
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A delightful read! So well penned. Warmed my heart as I read, so enjoyed! ; D
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Carl Harris 17 August 2009
This is one of the more enjoyable poems I have read in awhile, Colin, and I like very much how you told this fine tale metaphorically in your outstadning poem. I also liked your author's note, kindly giving us readers a bit of the 'back story' behind this fine poem. I always enjoy expressive poems and this one was a genuine delight to read. Carl.
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Luna Conley 05 July 2009
Wow. This poem was wonderful. The imagry was expert. Thank you for the read, and congratualtions on your happy marrige and your children.
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Deborah Cromer 05 July 2009
'Two flowers both from different pots. I think this is where my 2 worlds came in at? Deborah Cromer
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Deborah Cromer 04 July 2009
I read this poem and it made me think of the last 2 lines in my poem 'Pretend'. If you have time maybe you can read it? Thanks! Deborah Cromer
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Deborah Cromer 04 July 2009
Two differences to make one of the same. We are all a part of the whole in some way or another. Good poem and nice to read. DC
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Thomas Coltrin 09 June 2009
that is a beautiful poem.......i love it and i wish i could have writen this poem.....
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