A Rose | Teen Ink

A Rose

September 29, 2011
By RayBaytheDinosaur GOLD, Hampton, South Carolina
RayBaytheDinosaur GOLD, Hampton, South Carolina
18 articles 17 photos 159 comments

Favorite Quote:
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder


OUr love is a rose
Starting out as a bud
Sprouting up out of
The muck and the mud.

This rose has some thorns,
And some petals gone rotten
From all our bad days
That might not be forgotten.

But when you step back
And look at the whole flower,
You'll see our rose blooming
With beauty and power.


The author's comments:
About a wonderful new relationship that came out of an bad breakup =)

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on Mar. 4 2013 at 5:38 pm
Apollo77 PLATINUM, Brunswick, Ohio
20 articles 0 photos 103 comments

Favorite Quote:
"All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.”
"Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you."
-Ernest Hemingway

I do still wish that there was more tofigure out about this than what is said, but really fantastic. the rhymes are a little obvious, but that's cool I guess, good job

on Feb. 2 2012 at 11:36 am
beautifulspirit PLATINUM, Alpharetta, Georgia
35 articles 0 photos 1401 comments

Favorite Quote:
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
--Eleanor Roosevelt

No words to criticize~ it was incredible.

Lexie96 GOLD said...
on Oct. 25 2011 at 7:34 pm
Lexie96 GOLD, Havana, Illinois
11 articles 0 photos 378 comments

Favorite Quote:
Now Cinderella don't you go to sleep, it's such a bitter form of refuge, oh don't you know the kingdom's under siege, and everbody needs you. - The Killers

I really love this, and I especially love the metaphor. Check out my work sometime if you get the chance, I'd love to hear your feedback!

on Oct. 25 2011 at 1:53 pm
I love it, the whole thing and the imagery and symbolism is wonderful! It's short (simple) but sweet, awesome!

on Oct. 25 2011 at 1:14 pm
dontforget GOLD, Cortland, New York
15 articles 0 photos 74 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The best things in life are left unseen. That's why we close our eyes when we cry, kiss, and dream."

awesome! I love the first stanza, it really drew me in. Especially when you said it was coming through the muck and the mud :)