What secret does the flower know.

Amid the blackened mud a flower grew
Reminder of a time that couldn’t last
A lover’s passion burning way too fast
This flower bears the madness they went through
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Oh flower of such kisses from the past
What feelings fostered fate of lovers two
One wonders now if even they then knew
Speak flower any scent which you may cast
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A sunny day they say when couple met
To air some darkness brewing in their mind
Resulting in a flower in the mud
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What followed was a scene of deep regret
As blow by blow soft words became unkind
Resulting in a flower in the blood

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  • johnmariow on Jul 19, 2012

    Well written. I enjoyed it. Brings up memories of classic tragedies in literature.

  • Tiki33 on Jul 19, 2012

    This is a remarkable piece of poetry.

  • eaa1118 on Jul 20, 2012

    Two quatrains of inquiry, and two tercets of response…

    I like it:-)

    Thanks.

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