"when the roses are in bloom"

By haunted


a beloved picture fades
i found her mourning deep
a cemetery in the dark
with all the sorrow she keeps

the decay of a lonely life
flowers wilted with care
roses fade to black
roots become bare

eternal marble plantedĀ 
thorns shrine his stone
eyeliner slowly bleeds
when she reflects all alone

obsessions from the past
just sadness and dread
as she imagines her life
being peaceful when dead

she dyed her hair black
a face pale with no sun
she's so beautiful inside
when her eyeliner runs

for the night it casts shadows
amongst the graves lies her love
fallen angels embrace her
angels weep from above

air becomes chilly
a supernatural breeze
her lover has returned
for the sorrow he sees

she comes with the sadness
a broken heart that won't mend
she can't accept his death
because his dying don't end

she comes here for a reason
to see the angels in flight
to see the roses bloom
with her lover in the night

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Copyright 2018 haunted
Published on Thursday, May 3, 2018.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • dwells On Saturday, May 5, 2018, dwells (4354)By person wrote:

    Todd! The imagery is hauntingly poignant and such are the memories of that unforgettable Nun. Cheers my friend and nicely done! - Dan

  • haunted On Monday, May 7, 2018, haunted (854)By person wrote:

    how the hell are you dan! long time no see. thank you for commenting my friend.

  • A former member wrote: That bit about being beautiful when the eyeliner runs really got to me. I don't know why but it did. Good work.

  • haunted On Monday, May 7, 2018, haunted (854)By person wrote:

    thank you very much lashley, means the world. glad i could move you with my words.

  • I IS ME On Friday, May 4, 2018, I IS ME (423)By person wrote:

    We were imagining the entire poem. this may spark creativity within many members in the community. We like what we like.

  • haunted On Monday, May 7, 2018, haunted (854)By person wrote:

    why thank you, thats awesome!

  • Just Dave On Friday, May 4, 2018, Just Dave (461)By person wrote:

    Freakin beautiful poem. Seriously. This is amazing.

  • haunted On Monday, May 7, 2018, haunted (854)By person wrote:

    thank you sincerely dave and thank you for book marking.

  • Smiles On Thursday, May 3, 2018, Smiles (60)By person wrote:

    This is incredible.

  • haunted On Thursday, May 3, 2018, haunted (854)By person wrote:

    thank you!

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