Kevin Patrick

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A Rose Grows In The Night - Poem by Kevin Patrick

A rose grows in the night
Lit beneath the diamond lights
Petals smooth in silken magic
Blossom crimson shaded fabric
I touch the stem and thorns
Disappear from their tragic court
Scent regales the pollens nectar
That sings in childhood's laughter
Where smiles are like roses
That grow inside the night

Comments about A Rose Grows In The Night by Kevin Patrick

  • (7/8/2017 12:13:00 AM)

    Perfection! ! ! In choice of words! In exquisite vivid imagery! In setting a mood of peace and tranquility! Such a great write! ! ! (Report) Reply

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  • Robert Murray Smith (12/11/2016 6:24:00 PM)

    A Rose Grows In The Night
    This is a beautiful poem that coexists in our virtual garden of flowers.+++10 (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (10/30/2016 2:36:00 AM)

    Shaded Fabric. Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

  • Electric Lady (10/14/2016 7:42:00 PM)

    Hi Kevin! I decided to read some poetry today. I remember this poem. So beautiful and angelic. Thank you! (Report) Reply

  • Abderrahmane Dakir (1/27/2016 6:50:00 AM)

    It's so sweet to see that childhood's laughter. Thank you for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (1/14/2016 2:45:00 AM)

    To smile, to laugh! Brings Joy to the heart; and, to respect nature. Nice work. (Report) Reply

  • (8/27/2015 9:19:00 PM)

    ........this is lovely and this ★ (Report) Reply

  • Ravi A (6/15/2015 10:53:00 PM)

    There is enough poetry in this poem. Here, night is symbolic and so, my view is that, out of such a mental situation, smiles like roses won't be the result. There should already be some spark of positive life deep within and only out of such light, anything that can be life giving forces is really possible. Dark mind will naturally pull us down. (Report) Reply

  • Melvina Germain (6/14/2015 1:30:00 AM)

    I found this poem soothing to read and it left a smile on my face, really delightful Patrick..... (Report) Reply

  • Melvina Germain (6/6/2015 1:02:00 AM)

    Ummm when I read this for the second time and I do that often, I pictured myself in a nursery with a new born baby while gazing into a starlit night as I rocked my baby in an old rocking chair. How delightful is that to gain such beautiful imagery from a soothing poem such as this...Thank you Kevin..... (Report) Reply

  • Daniel Brick (1/9/2015 9:41:00 PM)

    There's a turning in this poem with the lines I TOUCH THE STEM AND THORNS/TURN AWAY FROM THEIR TRAGIC COURT. I assume this has to do with the the possibility of the thorns piercing flesh. But the poem then turns and echoes its beginning with the play and innocence of children. If I'm reading it rightly, this is a rescued ending of a poem that could have turned out badly. The children saved the day and the rose. (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (11/4/2014 9:38:00 PM)

    Beauty in words blossomed into a rose! I get an exotic fragrance too! Loved reading this! (Report) Reply

  • Akhtar Jawad (10/20/2014 2:42:00 AM)

    A deep and meaningful poem...............10. (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (10/4/2014 6:12:00 AM)

    Kevin Patrick is the another name of rainbow of poetry. i wish you all the best. Go ahead my friend tomorrow is yours. full marks. (Report) Reply

  • F. J. Thomas (7/31/2014 10:16:00 AM)

    A beautiful night indeed Kevin. You've captured beautiful imagery in this short piece. Very Nice :) (Report) Reply

  • (6/28/2014 1:44:00 AM)

    I can imagine this happening. Thanks! (Report) Reply

  • (5/25/2014 7:48:00 AM)

    Lovely poem Kevin 10/10. (Report) Reply

  • Yash Shinde (4/5/2014 11:01:00 AM)

    .lovely poem.great description of the crimson petals of rose...........bien (Report) Reply

  • Kaila George (8/13/2013 12:59:00 AM)

    Ohh this is wonderful to read to the poem Kevin 20+ (Report) Reply

  • (6/12/2013 4:35:00 PM)

    what a wonderful poem
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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 7, 2012

Poem Edited: Tuesday, May 8, 2012

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