Cynthia BuhainBaello

Gold Star - 7,738 Points (November 17,1949 / Manila, Philippines)

Why Roses Have Thorns - Poem by Cynthia BuhainBaello

Of all the flowers I've ever seen,
The lovely rose holds the most mystery.
Almost queenly in majestic beauty,
A thing of perfected artistry.

It comes in so many varied colors,
Its fragrance unique among all flowers,
A floral gem you'd enjoy for hours,
An exquisite rose is the flower of lovers.

But like a lady of wondrous charm,
Such beauty can cause a little harm.
The rose has thorns that make one bleed,
And hurts the hand that crushes it.

Some women like the rose have thorns,
When in their hearts true love is born.
The love you pledge do not forfeit-
A woman can bleed your heart....
and
crush it.







Copyright 2008 - Cynthia B. Baello


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, February 3, 2010



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