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27 October 2017

A Wild Rose

Petals of satin
Shades of white through magenta
I remember Mom

The fragrance of spring
Delicate blooms and sharp thorns
I remember Mom

Ev’ry year I’d bring
Her a wild rose from our yard
I remember Mom


Dawn D said...

Lovely poem in memory of your Mom.
I really like the first one. And the mixture of delicacy and thorns...

Annis Cassells said...

Just lovely. I like the repetition of the last line. xoA

Maz Green said...

What a great poem made of three haikus . Love the repetition of last line and the power of a story, a life, told through a flower