Randy McClave

(Ashland, Kentucky)

A Rose


A Rose without its thorn
Would keeps its gentle form
With its fragrant scent
Being as it was meant.
But without that painful thorn
Sorrowfully, I would sit and moan
For a Rose wouldn't be a Rose
And a smile couldn't be known.


Randy L. McClave

Submitted: Sunday, July 26, 2009
Edited: Thursday, March 17, 2011
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  • Walterrean Salley (7/26/2012 11:33:00 PM)

    Sometimes, it’s the thorns of life that cause us to see the sweeter, more gentle side. Thank you. Enjoyed reading. (Report) Reply

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