Like an Oleander

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Like an Oleander
Love can be beautiful,
Colorful and wonderful,
Yet to all the wiser
She holds a deadly cipher.


Like an Oleander
Hiding her true self in beauty
Deceiving the naive who knew no better,
Poisoning the lover who sold her sanity
For a beautiful man who loved her never.


Like an Oleander
Love shares the beauties in life
But handled trite will do no better,
For the flower holds a deadly blight,
An inevitable poison with a morbid closure.





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nikkigonefishin said...
Jun. 27, 2011 at 11:02 pm
I couldn't help but think of the White Oleander. Have you read it and/or watched it?
 
Aemma replied...
Jun. 27, 2011 at 11:14 pm
I've never heard of it. I actually ended up writing this because i wanted to write about a flower so  I looked some up and this caught my eye. I'm definitely going t look up White Oleander though! Thank you ! 
 
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