Salvation of the Roses

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    Salvation of the Roses

    'tween running oceans sandy shores
    and hocking notions of better tomorrows

    'tween you and i and the glory of love
    the hackneyed dreams of songs with doves

    released o'er the villages
    bombs dropping millions
    to discreet encores in social scenes
    breathing rhythmically into stifled screams

    'tween careless hello's and heartfelt goodbye's
    all that is perfect
    inside it all lies
    as false scented romance and tearful goodnights

    abloom in the fields of eden and paris
    these followers of jesus
    bathe in crumbled flowers and walk
    o'er cindered steps

    maintaining a core of forgetful innocence
    though murders are thrown against concrete
    and widows are homeless
    in well furnished graves

    next door to horrors
    mundane and morose
    we search into each others eyes
    and agree to be close

    'tween races for the cliff and the inevitable drop
    o'er sunlit banners of shame
    we are distraught
    o'er what is sought

    regret in the cold light of morning
    hold onto you as if you were falling
    each night we embrace
    and disgard the face of reality

    'tween dreaming of better moments
    and losing ones way on the path of the ideal

    'tween the salvation of the roses
    i will find you lying still

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    Grito commented on Salvation of the Roses

    12-11-2009

    Well thought out and tied to a semi frantic frenetic frame shots of love, life, time and rose scenes!!

    Cathryn1983 commented on Salvation of the Roses

    12-10-2009

    i dont really know what to say other than wow, loved this one, and its less dark than some of the other ones of yours that ive read, great job

    petra commented on Salvation of the Roses

    12-09-2009

    u kill me amad. think it will take me 3 or 4 reads to decide if ur on my side or not! lol either way...best poem I've seen all night!!

    silverarrow3 commented on Salvation of the Roses

    12-09-2009

    I've told you a million times how much I enjoy your writing. You never disappoint. :)

    Ohrourke commented on Salvation of the Roses

    12-09-2009

    wonderful writing, powerful and sensitive at the sam time...a perfect ten my brother

    If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.

    Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) American poet.

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