Heather Burns


My Delight


There you lay
at the bottom
of the lake.

So beautiful
alone
waiting
unclaimed.

I,
in wonderment
of this
lovely red
rose.

So alluring
passionate,
precious.

To claim her
would be my
delight.

Submitted: Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Edited: Thursday, July 11, 2013

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inspired by the rose

Comments about this poem (My Delight by Heather Burns )

  • Veteran Poet - 3,181 Points Walterrean Salley (7/11/2013 9:55:00 AM)

    I love the rose; it's among my favorite flowers. A lovely write. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 429 Points Chandra Thiagarajan (7/11/2013 8:50:00 AM)

    A lovely poem on the red rose is a great delight to read! Beautiful and precise! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,261 Points Neela Nath (7/11/2013 5:40:00 AM)

    A rose is a symbol of beauty.You expressed your heart-felt delight after seeing the unclaimed rose and the description also stirs our minds. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,150 Points Thomas A Robinson (7/11/2013 1:45:00 AM)

    A rose that grows at the bottom of a lake?
    One rare rose indeed
    I have never heard of such
    To pluck red rose and raise above sea
    would surely not the thing to be
    Such preciousness should bs alive, be free
    And taken away only in our memory. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,667 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (7/10/2013 11:34:00 PM)

    Lovely red rose at the bottom of the lake. Beautiful image. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 208 Points R.j. Wynn (7/10/2013 12:16:00 PM)

    That sounds cool and so deep and wet! (Report) Reply

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