Perpetual Rose

White Roses
The masquerading rose
within one’s soul
oh how thorns prick
and take their toll.

The blooming petals
so temptingly sweet
fraudulently grown
placed at feet.

Alas; Roots grow deep
within the ground
what once was there
will come around.

Touch of velvet
soft essence treat
yet without the thorns
are not complete.

© 2012 by Amy King All rights reserved

Originally posted in my old site: utahwhispers
(Written by Amy King, my daughter.)

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  1. bennetta faire

     /  July 11, 2013

    Wonderful!!

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  2. Nicely done

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