Romantic Floral

Nancy Austin By Nancy Austin, 10th May 2015 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Four Romantic Poems : Short Poetic Bliss On A Week Night To Be Read Anytime. I begin with a historical glimpse of the rose as a lover's offering.

Romancing The Rose

Yes, He Loves Me :

We've all heard the loves me, loves me not scenario. This refers to the French tradition of pulling petals apart while pondering the true depth of one's love for another. Somehow this plot has survived through-out popular culture in literature and film. In a cartoon, you might see a character with blushing cheeks drowning in his own tears whilst dismantling a lovely rose begging of fate, she loves me, she loves me not.

Love In Comparison :

"Oh, My Love Is Like A Red, Red Rose", is a well known line from the poem, A Red, Red Rose. It was written by Scottish poet, Robert Burns who thrived in the late seventeenth century. Here we spy the elegance and sophistication of the gentleman with pen in hand.

Questioning The Suitor :

American poet, Dorothy Parker wrote a protagonist's response to her admirer's gift in the poem," One Perfect Rose," She posed the question," why is it no one ever sent me yet, one perfect limousine, do you suppose ?"

Parker's poem makes me chuckle. I'm not sure her antagonism meant to do much more. After all, the gift of flowers symbolizes a man's perception of a woman's beauty. How could even an intelligent lady expect more from a potential beau ?

Four Short Romantic Poems

Here are a few of my poems.

Short Poem One

Beauty is bold
like flowers
in a coffee can.

Short Poem Two

To lie awake with you
is to lie in wait with you.

Short Poem Three

Sequence and lace
adorn my pillow, but
not my face.

Short Poem Four

A variety of roses
color my space in
this quite place.


Life Experience, Literature, Love Poetry, Lovers, Poetry, Poetry And Rhyme, Poetry For The Soul And Heart, Poetry On Love, Relationships, Romance, Short Poems, Spoken Word

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I'm a freelance writer interested in poetry and social issues, gardening and the outdoors. .

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author avatar Escritor Natan
17th May 2015 (#)

Congratulations friend. The romance is big and the best of life!

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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
19th May 2015 (#)

May romance live forever; it has inspired lovers, poets, couples from time immemorial. Lovely share, thanks Nancy - siva

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