As Strong As A Rose

The personification of a Rose.
The personification of a Rose. | Source
CMCastro with Mom.
CMCastro with Mom. | Source

Dedicated to a Strong Woman, my mother.

My Mom is one tough lady. She has always had lots of energy during my growing up. She is youthful in mind and no matter how her body feels, she is ambitious and strong. That is why I wrote this poem. As beautiful as she is, I wanted to let everyone know how I saw her, even during the toughest times. I would like to dedicate this poem to her. Even now she is older and she has to take it easy, she continues to keep a peaceful mind.


A fragrant flower
This rose petal pleasure
So soft
And precious
Is her form.

A delicate masterpiece
In a field
Waving through
The Breeze.

And standing as one
Her look is
So fragile
But her
Vine is so strong
Could ever
Break it.

Even in the
Strong gusts
Of wind
After a
Winter storm.

This fragrant
Beautiful Rose
Will never

copyright @2012 CMCastro

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AudreyHowitt 4 years ago from California

Beautiful tribute!!

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HattieMattieMae 4 years ago from Limburg, Netherlands

Lovely poem, very well done! :)

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Deborah Brooks 4 years ago from Brownsville,TX

this is very lovely and breathtaking.. I love your poetry


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Cyndi10 4 years ago from Georgia

Very lovely poem. Roses are wonderful to look at and magnificent to smell. The love of roses is long lasting. A great tribute to your mother.

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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

Awesome poem!:)

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Fennelseed 4 years ago from Australia

All the beauty and softness of the rose petals but with strength and tenacity of its stems. A beautiful tribute to your mother. Just lovely, voting and SHARING.

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always exploring 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

Beautiful!! I love roses...

prosperous 4 years ago

way to go cm castro , keep the great writing on hubs we like to read

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Pamela99 4 years ago from United States

Very beautiful poem.

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