Musings From A Musical Mind

The Rose

There are roses in my vase

beautiful

fragile

spinning a fragrance

requiring water to survive

but then

leaving only wilted petals

that are

temporary

fleeting

here today

gone tomorrow

We are

rare and beautiful

our fragrance is who we are

simple love sustains us

many contribute

and help us bloom

helping us journey

to discover who we are

it can take years

a lifetime

that is only a moment

and then

we curl up

surrender to death

leaving behind

only a memory

a fragrance

of our life

like the rose

This is dedicated to the people in my life that have helped me to “bloom” and have journeyed with me as I am one step closer to discovering who I am.

God Bless

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Comments on: "The Rose" (8)

  1. I love the metaphor and word pictures you draw out in this poem. Thanks for sharing it, Cindy.

  2. That was beautiful Cindy. I stopped by to wish you a great Spring and let you know that I am sorry I haven’t been around but I am just getting caught here at home with things to do and finally am taking a short break to visit bloggies. 😀 Happy Spring.

  3. Oh that is just precious!

  4. a lovely metaphore, and an accurate comparison.well done

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