Daleen Enslinstrydom

Rookie - 215 Points (25-02-1967 / Springs, South Africa)

I Went Out To Pick Roses - Poem by Daleen Enslinstrydom

When the morning sun sparkled
on the dew on the grass in the garden
I went out to pick roses
before the dew evaporated in the sun.

I picked roses just for you
and they were lovely in all of their splendour
(as roses should be)
as a token of my true love, as a promise and a gift.

When the morning sun coloured the horizon
I made a decision
to tell you how much you mean to me;
I came to you with arms full of roses,
with sweet promises that would linger through the day

and when the morning sun glides over your naked body
your image is imprinted into my soul
and we are aware of the lingering fragrance of roses.

Comments about I Went Out To Pick Roses by Daleen Enslinstrydom

There is no comment submitted by members..

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 9, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, May 9, 2013

[Report Error]