Kevin Patrick

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A Rose Grows In The Night - Poem by Kevin Patrick

A rose grows in the night
Lit beneath the diamond lights
Petals smooth in silken magic
Blossom crimson shaded fabric
I touch the stem and thorns
Disappear from their tragic court
Scent regales the pollens nectar
That sings in childhood's laughter
Where smiles are like roses
That grow inside the night


Comments about A Rose Grows In The Night by Kevin Patrick

  • Rookie - 422 Points Ravi A (6/15/2015 10:53:00 PM)

    There is enough poetry in this poem. Here, night is symbolic and so, my view is that, out of such a mental situation, smiles like roses won't be the result. There should already be some spark of positive life deep within and only out of such light, anything that can be life giving forces is really possible. Dark mind will naturally pull us down. (Report) Reply

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  • Bronze Star - 2,789 Points Melvina Germain (6/14/2015 1:30:00 AM)

    I found this poem soothing to read and it left a smile on my face, really delightful Patrick..... (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,789 Points Melvina Germain (6/6/2015 1:02:00 AM)

    Ummm when I read this for the second time and I do that often, I pictured myself in a nursery with a new born baby while gazing into a starlit night as I rocked my baby in an old rocking chair. How delightful is that to gain such beautiful imagery from a soothing poem such as this...Thank you Kevin..... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 11,763 Points Daniel Brick (1/9/2015 9:41:00 PM)

    There's a turning in this poem with the lines I TOUCH THE STEM AND THORNS/TURN AWAY FROM THEIR TRAGIC COURT. I assume this has to do with the the possibility of the thorns piercing flesh. But the poem then turns and echoes its beginning with the play and innocence of children. If I'm reading it rightly, this is a rescued ending of a poem that could have turned out badly. The children saved the day and the rose. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 27,387 Points Valsa George (11/4/2014 9:38:00 PM)

    Beauty in words blossomed into a rose! I get an exotic fragrance too! Loved reading this! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 31,288 Points Akhtar Jawad (10/20/2014 2:42:00 AM)

    A deep and meaningful poem...............10. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 17,697 Points Ramesh Rai (10/4/2014 6:12:00 AM)

    Kevin Patrick is the another name of rainbow of poetry. i wish you all the best. Go ahead my friend tomorrow is yours. full marks. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 343 Points F. J. Thomas (7/31/2014 10:16:00 AM)

    A beautiful night indeed Kevin. You've captured beautiful imagery in this short piece. Very Nice :) (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,732 Points Sally Plumb Plumb (6/28/2014 1:44:00 AM)

    I can imagine this happening. Thanks! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 855 Points Mary Forrester (5/25/2014 7:48:00 AM)

    Lovely poem Kevin 10/10. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 122 Points Yash Shinde (4/5/2014 11:01:00 AM)

    .lovely poem.great description of the crimson petals of rose...........bien (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 740 Points Kaila George (8/13/2013 12:59:00 AM)

    Ohh this is wonderful to read to the eye...love poem Kevin 20+ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 42 Points Adheez Van Der Beanthz (6/12/2013 4:35:00 PM)

    what a wonderful poem
    10/10
    :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 10 Points Poet Of The River (5/20/2012 9:27:00 PM)

    how beautiful.. and in a way, romantic. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,860 Points Walterrean Salley (5/12/2012 10:08:00 PM)

    Awwww. What a lovely poem. Petals smooth in silken magic Blossom crimson shaded fabric... The rose is unique indeed. It is a staple among flowers - been around for ages, and is still going quite strong. A delightful sharing. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 7, 2012

Poem Edited: Tuesday, May 8, 2012


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