Flower In The Mud (poem)

Amid the blackened mud a flower grew

Reminder of a time that couldn’t last

A lover’s passion burning way too fast

This flower bears the madness they went through

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Oh flower of such kisses from the past

What feelings fostered fate of lovers two

One wonders now if even they then knew

Speak flower any scent which you may cast

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A sunny day they say when couple met

To air some darkness brewing in their mind

Resulting in a flower in the mud

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What followed was a scene of deep regret

As blow by blow soft words became unkind

Resulting in a flower in the blood

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Rosemay50 4 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

Awesome poem. A little more than a lovers tiff.


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Michele Travis 4 years ago from U.S.A. Ohio

Now that was an amazing poem. Rather scary also.

Voted up.


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eHealer 4 years ago from Las Vegas

Hey Mhatter, blew me away. How brutal but passionate. Thanks!


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Ann1Az2 4 years ago from Orange, Texas

My goodness, but what a great movie this would make - ever consider selling movie rights to some of your poems? The music is fabulous and the picture is perfect. Voted up.


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Your Cousins 4 years ago from Atlanta, GA

Music sets just the right tone. Haunting.


Janhorner 4 years ago

Lovely is all I can say. I love the way nature has been brought into this love poem (even though there is a sad tone to it). Beautifully versed.

Jan


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Michele Travis 4 years ago from U.S.A. Ohio

Ann wrote selling movie rights to some of your poems would be a good idea. I agree with her. Your poems are exactly what she said they are. She just described them better then I did.


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Redberry Sky 4 years ago

Evocative poem, mhatter, with very dark romantic tones. Awesome and beautiful.


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Patty Kenyon 4 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

Awesome poem!!! Although tragic, I love how you ended, as well as the picture used!!!


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Olde Cashmere 4 years ago from Michigan, United States

Amazing poetry Mhatter, very epic. Voted up, awesome, beautiful, and interesting. Really enjoyed the music you put to this also.


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aviannovice 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Sounds like a true disaster that wasn't meant to be...


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Great poem. Even the most famous lovers had arguments. Love the picture it conjures up of a flower crushed in mud brings the truth so much more closer.


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shiningirisheyes 4 years ago from Upstate, New York

You can even make a lovers argument beautiful.


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PHILLYDREAMER 4 years ago from Lodi, New Jersey

Some loves were never meant to be. Passion can be a wonderful thing, but it can also be dangerous.


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ImKarn23 4 years ago

Sigh...divorce - american style! (lol)


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unknown spy 4 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

Now that's one masterpiece!


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Angelme566 4 years ago

I love the poem and picture in here. Voted always.


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suzettenaples 4 years ago from Taos, NM

How sad but beautifully written as your poems always are. Enjoyed reading this!


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Ryem 4 years ago from Maryland

This is an amazing poem filled with such raw emotion. I felt every bad break up I've had reading this. Voted up

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