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A Beauty Rose
by Ronald W. Hull
Sunday, August 02, 2009
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A Rose on Snow from Webshots



A beauty rose from Alpine snows,
to shatter my existence.

A beauty rose from murky morose,
to challenge my persistence.

A beauty rose eclipsed my nose,
with the aroma of my insistence.

No one knows a beauty rose,
in the flower bed of resistance.

No one chose a beauty rose,
amid the flower of splendor.

I chose a beauty rose,
to put my life asunder.

Would you choose a beauty rose,
to pillage or to plunder?

No one knows a beauty rose,
for she still lies down under.

Copyright 2009 Ronald W. Hull

8/1/09

She Rose from Fire and Ice
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Reviewed by Mary Elshaday 3/26/2014
A very beautiful poem Ron. Mary
Reviewed by Andreja Ogrin 11/11/2012
Hello Ron, ... this is a beautifully written poem, I've enjoyed reading it and it has a very gentle touch, when reading it.
Reviewed by Margaret Blake 9/28/2012
Hello Ron, was drawn to this poem because of it's title ... am very glad that I read it ... it touches the inner sense.
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 10/25/2009
VERY NICE!!!!!!!!!!!! I LIKE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Michael Guy 8/9/2009
This is full of wonderful meter, metaphor and your classic, consciously chosen line endings. I'm always partial to poems about flowers. I recently bought a cheap digital camera and have been closely shooting my neighbor's exotic plants hanging over his privacy fence. The midsummer bloom of "wild grape" (I think) has really uplifted my spirits lately during these lonely days...
Reviewed by Jon Willey 8/7/2009
there is promise and definition in your poem Ron -- another truly creative piece to savor after many perusals -- the symbolism enshrined in your last line, is fantastic, "No one knows a beauty rose, for she still lies down under" -- the structure and methodology are first rate -- but, it is the message that captivates me - peace and love my friend -- Jon Michael
Reviewed by jude forese 8/2/2009
outstanding meter and rhyme embellish a unique motif ... i really like the feel of this poem ...
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 8/2/2009
A rose in snow is very symbolic and subject to individual interpretation. This is uniquely well done, Ron. Thank you. Love and peace,

Regis
Reviewed by Lori Moore 8/2/2009
I love the poetic progression. The put my life asunder line is intriguing.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 8/2/2009
A unique and captivating poem Ron!
You are always a pleasure to read...

Love,
Eileen
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 8/2/2009
Beautiful writing sweet man..love the Rose ...keep smiling ...Hugsss
Reviewed by Carin Spirit 8/2/2009
Beautiful words paint this picture Thank you for sharing. Be Well, Carin'

Granada, Costa del Sol, Ronda (Spain) - photography by Albert Russo by Albert Russo

Jewels of Andalusia, Spain..  
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