Foolishly I grab at the rose

Infatuated with its beauty

Captivated by its presence


Foolishly I grabbed at the rose

Only to have my wrists

Sliced open by hidden thorns


Foolishly I will grab at the rose

Never learning my lesson

Until my veins run dry


  • Author: E. Knox (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: December 2nd, 2018 11:57
  • Comment from author about the poem: It has been a while since I posted, but I am glad to be back. Definitely in a different place in life than I was when I first started, but my love for poetry has stayed true. This one is something I wrote a long time ago, enjoy :)
  • Category: Love
  • Views: 33
  • User favorite of this poem: IsraaD.


  • Michael Edwards

    A great write simply and elegantly written.

    • edwinknox

      Thank you so much!

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