Shadowed Rose

Light restored

Photo by Joshua Harris on Unsplash

I see the shadow of the rose,

the light shielded.

Dark petals, the color of dried blood

wrap around and around.

Forming a bud.

Under shadows the stem is black,

pointed thorns prick harder.




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J.M. Troppello

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