Bernard Snyder

Gold Star - 6,644 Points (11-07-1959 / Savannah Ga.)

'A Lonely Rose' - Poem by Bernard Snyder

Something must've happened over time
no one seem to ever ask for me,
maybe I've lost my significance
or the world's going through a catastrophe,
maybe people don't love anymore
which would make me totally worthless
I may as well become extinct
for I have no other means or purpose,
no one says 'I love you' as I do
or put hearts together just for the hell of it,
but if I no longer have the same affect
what I once stood for is now irrelevant,
I just wanted to make a difference
and keep a smile upon a face
believe that I meant a lot more
than just another flower in a vase.

Comments about 'A Lonely Rose' by Bernard Snyder

  • Electric Lady (10/14/2016 7:38:00 PM)

    I feel like a lonely rose myself. What a gorgeous poem. Keep writing, for the whole world needs to hear you. Cheers! (Report) Reply

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (6/23/2015 9:57:00 AM)

    no one seem to ever ask of me. But, life goes on. Nice work. (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilkins (8/24/2013 6:36:00 PM)

    the rose is a lovely metaphor. wisely used a good write good imagery (Report) Reply

  • Adeline Foster (2/5/2013 5:42:00 PM)

    Good thoughts in this one. Read mine - O Dearest Love -
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  • (10/27/2011 7:11:00 PM)

    great poem with emotion written in it. (Report) Reply

  • (10/27/2011 1:44:00 PM)

    'Maybe people don't love anymore
    which would make me totally worthless
    I may as well become extinct'

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  • Hans Vr (4/17/2011 8:01:00 AM)

    Very good poem. Good to write as the flower in the first person. I like that a lot. I think 'for me' and 'catastrophe' forms a great and original 'rhyme'
    The message is very clear and I like it a lot. A very important bit of wisdom lies in these very melodious lines.
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  • (4/1/2011 1:42:00 AM)

    Powerful Bernard very good write a heavy tone (Report) Reply

  • (4/1/2011 1:36:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem. Nice imagery is used here and poem has a philosophical depth. Thanks. Rekhamandagere. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, March 27, 2011

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