Deadly Rose

Deadly Rose

A Poem by catwoman

For a contest


I was pricked
Once by a rose 
And it called itself love.

It drew me close,
It took me far,
Far from the chaos of life

I held it with care,
Not minding the pain
Each thorn did create.

For I was lost
Lost in a world so surreal
Promising much so wonderful

I felt I would forever be
In the new world I so cherished
Oblivious to pain.

I felt new things
I found new meaning
I found something so sublime.

But what started so beautiful
Started to wilt
And I could do nothing but watch

I could do nothing
But see my world
Lose the light.

To feel my heart
Bleeding through the wounds
That it did create.

Reality struck with much clarity
The rose which so aroused me
Had forever perished.

It left me forever in the dark
Having nothing left but a void
I so couldn't fill.

Yes, I was pricked 
Once by a deadly rose
And it was called love.

Deadly love 

© 2015 catwoman

Author's Note

I am not very happy with it but i couldn't think of any changes...

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Catwoman, I truly believe that "love" causes more pain and anguish that anything else in this old world, and still we search for it. I liked your poem, you delved into what love does to us time and time again. I'm back and hope I will be able to stay here f0r a good long while. I hate to "rate" poems, if I comment on one it means I liked it.

Posted 7 Years Ago

Hello Catwoman:
I am not a critic and with my track record regarding love - lets just say I reached that point in which retrospect results in a sigh and a grin...
I do think what you wrote in the ,"Author's Note", section:"I am not very happy with it but i couldn't think of any changes...", could easily be the last line of this poem.

Posted 7 Years Ago

a beautiful write,if it comes from the heart there is no need to edit ..

Posted 7 Years Ago

very powerful and thought provoking write...well done...

Posted 7 Years Ago

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Added on April 22, 2015
Last Updated on April 23, 2015



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