Tuesday, September 25, 2012

The 5-Petal Rose

I found this in my email. I wrote it 4 years ago and honestly, reading it again today made me wonder if I was high on something cheap.


I hope you like it.

A beauty so rare so true
One that reaches and touches the soul
Its fragrance so subtle, so captivating
Its prickly pain yet ever so sharp

I hold on to its stem, 
Seeking  something more
How much longer am I supposed to sacrifice
One after the other
The petals keep dropping,


I do not want to watch 
I struggle for a firmer grip
wondering if im doing right

This beautiful flower of mine,
nourished and cherished.
I cling yet i bleed
My caramel skin
glistens in the moonlight
The tears i shed 

Nurture it with me, my love
tend this rare thing we share
I do not want to watch it die
but it seems I alone can not make it live

My 5-petalled Rose