Heather Burns


The Secret of the Rose


Rose, a
symbol of
beauty, purity,
power, excellence

An emblem
of silence,
a tear dropped

brought
her into
existence

Becoming
a lovely lady
remaining closed

around the
heart, preventing
distress
a rare flower.

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Submitted: Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, July 30, 2013

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  • Gold Star - 10,908 Points Soulful Heart (10/4/2014 12:50:00 PM)

    tinged with wit....simply loved it... (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,323 Points Melikhaya Zagagana (9/5/2014 2:30:00 AM)

    Victoria your comment is as suspicious as a bedroom voice after dinner. The poem is beautiful and neatly written. I like it Heather. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Victoria King (12/31/2013 6:23:00 PM)

    i love how you put and i quote:
    Rose, a
    symbol of
    beauty, purity,
    power, excellence

    that is a good way to put what the rose symbolizes to you! (Report) Reply

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