She is a Rose

June 8, 2017
By Sunpai BRONZE, Atascadero, California
Sunpai BRONZE, Atascadero, California
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She is a rose.
Her beauty is like the petals,
Attracting anyone who catches even the slightest glimpse of her.
Her friends are thorns.
They shy away anyone who dares to touch her,
And has anyone willing to surrender to their wrath.
The leaves reach out for mercy.
The soft top pleads a warm welcome,
While the rough bottom leaves you unsure.
The stem holds her high.
It shows her beauty to the world,
While rendering her untouched; out of reach.
She is a rose.
I am nothing more than a blade of grass.


The author's comments:

This piece speaks of a girl who's beauty is that of a rose. However, he insecurities push everyone away, creating her "thorns". This poem also shows how people compare themselves with the last line "I am nothing more than a blade of grass. Though, it is up to the reader to decide what this means to them.


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