Elmer Romulo Valdez

Rookie (Luna, La Union, Philippines)

Distant Bloom - Poem by Elmer Romulo Valdez

A flower in the Canadian snow,
Unfettered in its lively glow;
Extends its life-giving touch,
Nothing ever seems to match.

The direct gazes that inspire,
Quench the sad heart's desires;
But fleeting time is a hindrance,
There's no bloom at a distance.

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, April 15, 2011

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