Saiom Shriver

Gold Star - 21,196 Points (Ohio)

Love Eternal - Poem by Saiom Shriver

She wished no bloom
signs of love eternal
grown for their beauty
external
Their petals proved
most ephemeral.
The flowers
cruelly decapitated
abandoning
leaves emerald

Topic(s) of this poem: symbolic


Poet's Notes about The Poem

George Bernard Shaw: I love little children but I don't
cut off their heads and stick them in vases.
Sathya Sai Baba: Why pluck a flower and hasten his death.
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, November 7, 2015

Poem Edited: Saturday, November 7, 2015


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