Tupac Shakur

The Rose That Grew From Concrete - Poem by Tupac Shakur

Did you hear about the rose that grew
from a crack in the concrete?
Proving nature's law is wrong it
learned to walk with out having feet.
Funny it seems, but by keeping it's dreams,
it learned to breathe fresh air.
Long live the rose that grew from concrete
when no one else ever cared.

Comments about The Rose That Grew From Concrete by Tupac Shakur

  • (8/30/2018 7:31:00 AM)

    My hands in the air, Short and precise. Bravo, i salute ur pen (Report) Reply

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  • (8/13/2018 9:38:00 PM)

    Real poem is what you can feel. Thanks for the poem (Report) Reply

  • (6/9/2018)

    Real poetry is like this
    From nowhere and from nothing
    It creates inexplicable bliss.

    Loved this great poem!
    (Report) Reply

  • (6/8/2018 1:28:00 AM)

    A great introspective poem, some awesome imagery too, that a rose can grow through the industrial sludge and survive, takes will and tenacity, killer closing too, nobody notices the struggle of survival, but you do. Great work! (Report) Reply

  • Gayathri Seetharam (6/4/2018 11:21:00 AM)

    Dear Fellow Reader, this is such a lovely poem and in particular, I wonder at its brilliance because Tupac Shakur did this with so little talk. Thank you, Gayathri B. Seetharam (Report) Reply

  • (5/30/2018 12:41:00 PM)

    Why in the video is just one picture? (Report) Reply

  • The Poet Poet (5/27/2018 7:06:00 PM)

    incredible is the poetry you reveal in this poetry challenging naturality is DARWIN listening (Report) Reply

  • (5/27/2018 8:02:00 AM)

    Excellent! Such a lovely expression of an apparently unusual event! Thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Malabika Ray (5/27/2018 8:00:00 AM)

    What a beautiful observation! Thank you for writing such a lovely poem. (Report) Reply

  • (5/12/2018 8:00:00 PM)

    Roses grow (Report) Reply

  • (3/28/2018 10:38:00 AM)

    I love this poem from My Favorite Artist. I had to tell one my colleagues about this poem. She had never heard of it. Phenomenal (Report) Reply

  • (2/13/2018 10:56:00 PM)

    I need its paraphrases (Report) Reply

  • Dr.tony Brahmin (2/12/2018 4:58:00 AM)

    learned to walk with out having feet.
    Funny it seems, but by keeping it's dreams, Teaching a very positive lesson through this poem. trhank you very much dear poet... come what may, against all odds i will thrive........ bless u dear poet. tony
    (Report) Reply

  • (1/19/2018 1:15:00 PM)


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  • (1/19/2018 1:11:00 PM)

    im tjsadasdsadfdsffucksadkf (Report) Reply

  • (1/7/2018 5:56:00 PM)

    Favourite poem of all time (Report) Reply

  • (12/5/2017 12:48:00 PM)

    Another black down more to go (Report) Reply

  • (12/5/2017 7:33:00 AM)

    I got a big dick bitch (Report) Reply

    (12/5/2017 12:51:00 PM)

    jew have a tic tac

    (12/5/2017 12:47:00 PM)

    Shut the hell up you jew you have a tic tac when a woman blows you their breath gets minty

  • (11/22/2017 9:17:00 AM)

    I'm from the future and yes, aliens exist.
    There will be the first actual spacecraft on the news on july 27th 2019 and a remote indian village
    (Report) Reply

    (12/5/2017 12:45:00 PM)

    lets hope there is no jews watching

    (12/4/2017 10:25:00 AM)

    its true and in 2021 aliens will live n earth amongst us

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 25, 2007

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 2, 2011

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