Leanna Stead

Tiger Roses

However long I sit,
Nothing comes of it
Save visions of your face;
Dusky roses, graced
With jeweled tiger-eyes,
Their penetrating fire
Burning brighter
Than the rising Sun.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, April 25, 2005
Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 5, 2010

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  • Mary Nagy (4/25/2005 12:13:00 PM)

    Very beautiful! Nicely written Leanna. sincerely, Mary

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