The Burning Rose

August 6, 2012
By Johnny99 GOLD, Newport News, Virginia
Johnny99 GOLD, Newport News, Virginia
19 articles 0 photos 69 comments

Favorite Quote:
A rose and a flame, are just the same.


For my beautiful rose.

A rose and a flame,
are just about the same,
as each can be graceful,
and each can maim.

A bright red rose shall grow,
a flower of beautiful flow,
and become a lovely favor,
For one you wish to savor.
But even a rose has it's thorn,
and now as I forewarn,
of a red rose's spike,
with a single fatal strike.

A flame shall burn and grow,
with it's beautiful glow,
and dance and shimmer,
and glow bright as the world gets dimmer.
But a flame will burn,
and rage shall churn,
and nothing shall stay,
in a sinister fire's way.

But a rose may wilt,
and a flame may tilt,
but they can both,
be coaxed into regrowth.
But if it were to land,
in a demon's cruel hand,
the seeds would spread,
the sparks would be fed.


The author's comments:
This one was actually my first draft of "A Flaming Rose", but I trashed it. I went back, messed with a few words, and now I love it. One of my teachers always said "Let your work season." I suppose she was right.

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Johnny99 GOLD said...
on Aug. 13 2012 at 10:34 am
Johnny99 GOLD, Newport News, Virginia
19 articles 0 photos 69 comments

Favorite Quote:
A rose and a flame, are just the same.

Thanks for the rating Hate!

on Aug. 12 2012 at 10:17 pm
HateKnuckle SILVER, Peru, New York
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I like poems that rhyme so this automatically gets three stars and since the subject is good and the words used are good then I would have to give it 4 stars.

on Aug. 12 2012 at 10:17 pm
HateKnuckle SILVER, Peru, New York
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I like poems that rhyme so this automatically gets three stars and since the subject is good and the words used are good then I would have to give it 4 stars.

Johnny99 GOLD said...
on Aug. 8 2012 at 10:13 pm
Johnny99 GOLD, Newport News, Virginia
19 articles 0 photos 69 comments

Favorite Quote:
A rose and a flame, are just the same.

I posted it early, I should have changed it more, oh well.

xbrit46x GOLD said...
on Aug. 8 2012 at 9:08 pm
xbrit46x GOLD, Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"People haven't always been there for me but music always has"- Taylor Swift

this one is very nicely written and very captivating!  great job!(:




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