A group of roses
such a pretty sight
To their side
one stands alone—
29 May 08
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very nice poesy :)
trips off the tongue
Thanks Mongrol :)
This is just a happy, sweet poem, for no other reason than one thought to write it down, thank you for this one!
Thanks for the compliment sherains :)
simple and lyrical -- a little crystal making many reflections --
Thanks for the kind comment AlchemiA.
the sparing quality in here is very effective.
Thanks for reading, listen.
I like it alot, though when I think of one rose standing alone beside a group, I think "individuality", rather than simplicity. Just my humble view :)
Thanks mindbodysoul, for reading and for your thoughts.
the only one, alone but not lonely, seeing things
[more] clearly than all the others combined.
Thanks fractalcore--for reading and for your take on the metaphor.
there definetely needs to be a beat after magnified. as in a pause.
but, for me, i automatically rest on the following "in"...so maybe not.
i like this, as i recall, i liked it before.
i like how you have replaced the use of words in lines 1 and 2.
isnt that called something?
Not sure what you mean trochee, but I'm glad you like it.
"what's in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet" Romeo and Juliet, Act II scene II, "Shakespeare" i came here for a fresh smell on a sunday afternoon... j.g. smiles
Still love this and all it's Emily Dickenson splendor ( -:
Great images top to bottom with a strong ending. Nice work.