The Rose
 
A rose in all its splendor
‘Tis a sight I shall remember
An ode to all God’s handiwork
Rising clear above the murk
 
Its sentinels come in many forms
Employing danger from its thorns
Beauty so fragile and oh so fresh
Bid jagged thorns to pierce the flesh
 
Lessons learned from nature’s wild
Beauty is like a new born child
Lusty eyes lurk from the fray
Nature’s sentries hold them at bay

Featured in "Stepping Stones" Publishers online

  • 0
  • 2
  •  
  •  
Login to comment...
Robert L. Martin
about 4 years

Thanx Charlotte and Tyler.

Charlotte B. Williams
about 4 years

Nothing so beautiful as a rose.

Tyler Steven Clark
about 6 years

Its always nice to read something on this site thats not about depression or completely melancholy, a very well done piece glad to have read it

Liked or faved by...

Charlotte B. Williams Tyler Steven Clark
Email

Other works by Robert L. Martin...

Some poets followed by Robert L. Martin...

Shemené Kok Gary Snyder D. Thurmond   aka  JEF (James Everett Falcon) lowercasemmmmmm Dymond Kinsler Lxnnnie Rutledzh