A Burning Rose

December 23, 2009
By Nellie0802 BRONZE, Frankfort, New York
Nellie0802 BRONZE, Frankfort, New York
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Favorite Quote:
Peace.... Love.... Harmony.... Is all that you ask of me.... Peace.... Love.... Harmony is all that I strive to be

A rose once as red as the blood in my veins, is now as black as my pains
A rose once as soft as my eyes, now has crumbled
As my mind
Once a rose, now black as my heart lay flaming within my hand
Once a rose, now falls like my tears as ashes of the land
A burning rose is like me now,
Once beautiful, once alive
But now smoldering
Dead, ugly, searing to nothing but ash
Crumbling, tumbling, falling
Piece by piece
Becoming more dead, more non-existent, more distant
Nothing in my view any more,
Nothing in my way,
A black hole,
That is still stealing,
Still sucking in my oxygen,
Fueling the fire, but in the end it’s just nothing more than…
A Burning Rose

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on Jan. 15 2010 at 7:28 am
...irie... BRONZE, Which I Left In The Mnts, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"Some look at things that are, and ask why. I dream of things that never were and ask why not?" -George Bernard Shaw

This poem was amazing!! I love the first two verses. Great great great writing.


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