Joanna Garrido

Gold Roses

I dreamt I walked in gardens green

where roses ornate gold

were once a blush, a maiden’s flush  

Embalmed, their secrets hold

 

Their fragrance was metallic  

no aromatic scent  

Gone their perfumed essence  

Their days of youth were spent

Encapsulated, hardened hearts  

Their cries could not unfold  

As they once felt the Midas touch  

That trapped them in pure gold  

1/2/19 JG

Comments4

  • Michael Edwards

    Beautifully written - I much enjoyed the read.

    • Joanna Garrido

      Thank you. Glad you enjoyed 😊

    • SerenWise

      Lovely imagery

      • Joanna Garrido

        Thank you glad you liked 😊

      • Claudelle DeLuna

        Great poem! Joanna
        I can read it over and over
        so beautiful!!!
        😊✌🌹

        • Joanna Garrido

          That’s a lovely accolade 😊 πŸ™

        • Goldfinch60

          Super write Joanna.



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