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The Rose (tanka)

Updated on March 21, 2015

Once there was a rose

More beautiful than spring’s day

Blooming in his heart

Which he dawned upon his love

To grow there forevermore


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      Victor W. Kwok 2 years ago from Hawaii

      Truly lovely.

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      ignugent17 2 years ago

      Full of emotion . Voted up and more .

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      Shauna L Bowling 2 years ago from Central Florida

      Very deep, Martin. I read it twice and got something different out of it each time.

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      Michael Slattery 2 years ago from Toronto

      What a great poem. I really like it!