The Language of Roses

Roses
Red red roses –
Romance, love, and desire
Yellow roses say friendship
White roses speak of dead love and sorrow

Roses speak of many feelings
For me, I always want
The reddest red
Roses.

For the Monday Poetry Potluck.

Updated: I just received 3 awards for being part of Poetry Potluck:

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  1. beautiful rose poem,
    fresh and precious like morning dew.

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  2. yes they are the most beautiful. the longing of this is palpable. well done.

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  3. i used to love the pink ones but in time, i got to appreciate the reds. now i won’t settle for anything less. brilliant poem, morganna!

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  4. signed .............bkm

     /  October 25, 2010

    beautiful…the reddest of roses….the purest of loves….bkm

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  5. Nice work! This reminds me a little of Anne Sexton, but more upbeat.

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  6. beautiful..

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  7. Scent of my heart

     /  October 25, 2010

    simply beautiful!

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  8. I am so with you with the reds my friend…love your sentiment in this…so beautiful oxoxox

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  9. Make mine red, too!

    Lovely to put the love into this symbol, it’s universal!

    Amy Barlow Liberatore

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  10. In a word…YES!
    Big Smiles for this one! :) :)

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  11. A rose is so many things…one is my mother…named Rose…Her beauty and love fits the name (thorns too ; )

    I love the simple, raw beauty of this poem…Thank you. I am going to send my mother a link to your poem if thats cool?

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  12. Nice ending.
    reddest red!

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