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  Withered Rose
by William Bonilla
Friday, March 12, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.

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Warm Summer's breeze
A Wihtered Yellow Rose
Rode silent thermals
Swirling onto my lawn.

Just minutes past
The beauty of a dawn
Carried
From a nearby garden
Withered and dry.

Within my hand
I hold her dear
As I remember
My love for her
Spans for years.

The brilliant yellow
Of it's wondrous past
Has gone now to the heaven
Of hues
Brown and bridle
I still hold her, within my grasp.

I feel life,
The bridle softening
Her thorns hardening
The yellow rejuvenating
As I open, to expose
The miracle within my hand.

Her beauty I hold
Deep in my heart
Her image I keep
Eternally in my mind
Where the colors, of the rainbow
All reside.

By: William Bonilla
3/05/04




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Reviewed by JMS Bell 3/28/2015
NATURE...GROWING AND DYING...THE SIMPLEST THINGS CAN REMIND ONE OF TRUE LOVE AND HOW, WITH US...IT NEVER DIES. DONE WELL, WILLIAM AND ENJOYED. LOVE, BLESSINGS AND FAITH...JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS
Reviewed by Dee C. 3/13/2004
So romantic and beautifully written...would make a girl swoon!!!
Reviewed by Simon Thurlow (Reader) 3/13/2004
Beautifully romantic expression. Well done
Reviewed by Lori Moore 3/12/2004
Very enjoyable...

Her beauty I hold
Deep in my heart
Her image I keep
Eternally in my mind
Where the colors, of the rainbow
All reside.

I love the way you end this.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/12/2004
Simply beautiful William!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/12/2004
Romantically captivating and moving, William. Love and peace to you. Regis
Reviewed by Chester Hardy lll 3/12/2004
So beautiful William, that rose is still blooming.
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 3/12/2004
Yellow meaning friendship, or Texas if you're unlucky:)) nice smooth flow, at 4:30 am
Reviewed by Franz Kessler 3/12/2004
What a nice, tender and soft poem! Great write, william.
Franz
Reviewed by Debashish Haar (Reader) 3/12/2004
So gentle and so romantic...EXCELLENT work, William!
Reviewed by Nancy D. 3/12/2004
Beautifully written William, you have a way with romance.

Nancy
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 3/12/2004
Too pretty to waste on the likes of me, you should be writing this for a book of your own...so pretty, so calming in its affect...peace thru words, Ed & Rufuz
Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/12/2004
William, when you write like this you stir my romantic juices, such beautiful poetry!
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 3/12/2004
Excellent gentle verse
Reviewed by Anna Marie Fritz (Reader) 3/12/2004
A liltingly lovely set of verses, William.
Reviewed by jude forese 3/12/2004
you have described the whithered rose with charming grace ... there is beauty where we look for it ...
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 3/12/2004
Simply beautiful William...
you write in such a "soft" way
that I love...floria

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