A sepal, petal, and a thorn
Upon a common summer’s morn —
A flask of Dew — A Bee or two —
A Breeze — a caper in the trees —
And I’m a Rose!

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5 Comments

  1. Stacy says:

    This poem is about how the world sees her. She is nice to look at, but people are afraid to get too close least they prick themselves on her thorny exterior. She is alone, but not nesecarily unhappy about the situation.

  2. NiColE says:

    I FINALLY GET IT!!!

    Cause most of her poams dont make sence but this 1 i get!!!! hurray 4 me

    love ya all

    NiColE

  3. Natalie Torget says:

    Love it…

  4. Caramel says:

    the part that i like about this poem is when she says that she is a rose and about the thorn i think it means that she is touf

  5. Patt Major says:

    Witty in the superlative!

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