Buxton Shippy

Montego Bay, Jamaica
Buxton Shippy
Montego Bay, Jamaica

If I Were A Rose

Rating: 4.0
A single rose buds in total darkness,
Rises above despondency.
If I were a rose,
I would be a prayer for the hurting;
Rather than embracing isms,
Dressed in ecclesiastical robes.
If I were a rose,
Poverty would lose its potency,
Right after the arms race cease.
And surely, politicians and lawyers
Would be forced to tell the truth.
If I were a rose,
The English language would be easier
And I would not have to struggle
To write this poem.
Friday, April 12, 2013
David Wood 22 April 2013
I like it. A lovely thought provoking poem.10/10
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Subbaraman N V 21 April 2013
True! Very much true! !
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Aftab Alam Khursheed 12 April 2013
Buxton Shippy a great call a great write
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