Randy McClave

Rookie - 466 Points (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

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (A Rose by Randy McClave )

Enter the verification code :

  • Freshman - 1,740 Points 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

Read all 1 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Reeza, Oh Reeza! ! !, Tito Ezra Zantsi
  2. The poetry touches, hasmukh amathalal
  3. Smart enough, hasmukh amathalal
  4. Coexistence, hasmukh amathalal
  5. Internet Trolls, Is It Poetry
  6. Isolation, Arno Le Roux
  7. Gramps Is Still Nuts about Granny, Donal Mahoney
  8. A SCARE COMES BACK, Satish Verma
  9. End of harvest, Nassy Fesharaki
  10. IT IS NATURE OF ALL MOTHERS, alexander opicho

Poem of the Day

I

Our life is twofold; Sleep hath its own world,
A boundary between the things misnamed
Death and existence: Sleep hath its own world,
And a wide realm of wild reality,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet May Swenson

 

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  4. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. If, Rudyard Kipling
  7. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  8. The Raven, Edgar Allan Poe
  9. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  10. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]