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The Purple Rose
by D. L. Fitzpatrick

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A special poem for a special Lady.

I picked a purple rose to-day
And as I caught its sweet perfume
I saw thy lips in the petaled lei
Soft-smile amid the bloom.

My senses opened wide for thee
And would not by effort close,
Thus, I bowed in humble glee
And kissed thy purple rose.

Then I placed it in a vase
And hallowed it with prayer,
And while I mused on its grace,
I vowed to leave it there.

I see its beauty as thine own,
For like a rose thou art,
A kindred rose quaintly grown,
But with a poet's heart.

Kissed I thy rose with very love,-
And when the nightfall came,
I gave thy purple rose thereof
Thy sweet and lovely name.

And since, alas, thy rose must die,
And fall in disarray,
I shall bring thee, by and by,
A purple rose bouquet.

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Reviewed by Eddie Thompson
loved this poem...very good stuff...classically done
Reviewed by Ashraf Goreja (Reader)
Very beautiful poem. Exceptionally nice thought.

Greetings from Atlanta.
Reviewed by Rodd Jokre
Nice write... I enjoyed reading... Thanks...
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie
This was so lovely, what a wonderful poem this was! loved it,

Reviewed by Birdie Houston
Your penned hand created purple passion within your poem .... deep, stunning, striking !
Reviewed by Angela Watkins
I love The Purple Rose. Purple stands for royalty. Thanks for inviting me to review. I will be reviewing your work as well from time to time. Thanks again using your most precious time to review my work.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Short and powerful!!
Reviewed by T. Emilie Dybevik (Reader)
This is lovely David. These words just fall into each other so delicately it makes a reader want to read it again just to see if what one was reading was really so perfect. Thanking you, Teresa
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU
Keep flowing your art to the sea of readers´ mind like "The Purple Rose".

"The Purple Rose" talks Poetry´s aroma and beauty.

I Salute the Author of "The Purple Rose".

Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by jude forese
nice poem!
Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader)
Wow what power of wonderment and utter beauty and grace stems from these few words!
Reviewed by Regina Pounds
That's lovely!
Short and therefore powerful.
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson
(Sigh) Very, very nice!
Reviewed by A PAX
Purple roses are my favorite!!! LOL
when will you post the rest of this....I would love to read it....its lovely!
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