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  A Paper Rose
by Lonnie Hicks
Friday, September 21, 2012
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A Paper Rose is Forever


Each time pen and line
brush the page

it is with you in mind;

all these years

you've been
reader to my writer-

you and I

giving life

to what starts as

mere blank pages-

and end as

our shared experience.

I can feel you;
hear you breathing

and lay

down each

night

renewed

for you have

read  

between my lines

 written and

I

receive

those resonances
coming back

to my ear-

 reciprocities

tracking

the journey

we each

together

have taken-
our lines entwining.

No greater bond

than the bond

of reader and that written;

no love more timeless

than that shared

in the missive

shaped

by two

interchanging

in this journey

through

life’s space.

No gratitude greater
than mine.

Capture here then

to be clear

the

paper rose

this writing
is

 because
its lines form

a rose

which will

 last

down the years
forever read
forever written.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson
A beautiful sharing. It takes the reader there! ...M
Reviewed by J Howard
Very lovely as is the Rose's fragrance filling your mind to the paper. thank you-
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart
Lonnie this is such a unique poem. To be the inspriation of poetry, those who are poetic could wish for no greater honor or caress. Yes this is the way it is with poetic souls they give and receive paper roses which are more precious and fragrant than the flower.
Reviewed by Joy Hale
I am new to your sight, but will return often. The words you write form a strong relationship between the writer and the one to receive the beautiful words you have written to them in what seems to be an effortless flow from your golden quill. This is a mini masterpiece!

Joy L.Hale
Reviewed by Paul Judges
I like your poem and layout, Lonnie
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila
Beautiful phrasing, Lonnie....very nicely penned!It's so true that lives intertwine through writing....it's not just the places we can visit through another's eyes...it's the glimpse into another's soul....

Anna
Reviewed by Ronald Hull
We can give no greater legacy that our writing. And your writing is superb!

Ron
Reviewed by Christine Tsen
Your poetry feels like music as you transform soft centering words into a rose which comes into focus, even has fragrance.
Blessings, xo
Christine
Reviewed by Asa Seeley
a beautiful 'gift'...that lasts forever. thanks

asa
Reviewed by pat medlin
this is probably the most beautiful explantion of why we write that could have ever been written...thank you lonnie...our writing is a 'paper rose' gift to all we love and revere. what an exqisite way of saying so....pat
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