Say it with Roses

On Friday night the doorbell rang. She opened up and there he stood, in his hands a sunset of roses, plump petals fragrant with promises. By Monday they had wilted, petals browning, stems slimy, pungent, sick with stagnant water, in a storm of greenfly. Kim M. Russell, 2017 Another poem in response to dVerse Poets […]

Scent of a Rose

the scent of a rose promise of summer gardens among desert sands Kim M. Russell, 2017 Image found on Pinterest -Musée du Louvre My response to Carpe Diem #1165 roses We are visiting Persia, nowadays Iran, to explore its relationship with poetry. Chèvrefeuille reminds us of great Persian poets, for example Rumi and Hafez (or […]