Treasure Island

ENOCH JOHN

(30/07/1958 / TRINIDAD and TOBAGO)

Desert Rose


Why bloom so soon
Rose of the desert?

Won't you await your season
Rose of the desert?

Thy sweet fragrance
Lingers and bewitches

The sons of men
In their silent quest.

Oh! You sweet desert rose
To my garden I'll bring thee

Clothed in thy fragrance majestic,
A flower of wonder and grace.

Submitted: Friday, December 05, 2008

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