rose

 

 

a sad rose 

in the orphanage

 

waits to be adopted 

for many lonely years

 

nobody wants her

 

people prefer 

flowers with no thorns...

 

 

◄ Little Bird

Alcoholic’s Prayer ►

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Julia

Thu 19th Sep 2019 13:42

Thank you very much.

Julia x

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Jason Bayliss

Tue 17th Sep 2019 16:34

Sadly people do prefer a thorn free bloom, which is ironic really because all of us blooms have thorns, but at least a rose wears them honestly for all to see.

J. x

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Hugh

Tue 17th Sep 2019 12:51

Few words by a budding poet.Well done.

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keith jeffries

Tue 17th Sep 2019 11:43

Julia,

A poem which speaks to those who adopt for their own sake and not for the needs of the child. Problematic but your words ring true.I know of one such sad rose who has turned into the most beautiful blossom.
Thank you for this
Keith

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