ROSE POEMS

The Rose Family
The rose is a rose,
And was always a rose.
But the theory now goes
That the apple's a rose,
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Robert Frost

May-Rose (For A Birthday: May 20)
On this day to life she came-
May-Rose, my May-Rose!
With scented breeze, with flowered flame,
She touched the earth and took her name
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George Parsons Lathrop

Song Of The Rose
F Zeus chose us a King of the flowers in his mirth,
He would call to the rose, and would royally crown it;
For the rose, ho, the rose! is the grace of the earth,
Is the light of the plants that are growing upon it!
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Sappho

The Rose
We love the land when the world goes round,
And deep, deep down in her thorny ground,
Where nobody comes, and nobody knows,
We love the Rose. Oh! we love the Rose.
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Henry Lawson

The White Rose
The red rose whispers of passion,
And the white rose breathes of love;
O, the red rose is a falcon,
And the white rose is a dove.
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John Boyle O'Reilly

A White Rose
The red rose whispers of passion,
And the white rose breathes of love;
O the red rose is a falcon,
And the white rose is a dove.
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John Boyle O’Reilly

Sea Rose
Rose, harsh rose
marred and with stint of petals,
meagre flower, thin,
sparse of leaf,
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H. D.

Sea Rose
Rose, harsh rose,
marred and with stint of petals,
meagre flower, thin,
sparse of leaf,
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Hilda Doolittle

The Wedding Of The Rose And The Lotos
The wide Pacific waters
And the Atlantic meet.
With cries of joy they mingle,
In tides of love they greet.
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Vachel Lindsay

La Tombe Dit Ã? La Rose (The Grave And The Rose)
La tombe dit à la rose :
- Des pleurs dont l'aube t'arrose
Que fais-tu, fleur des amours ?
La rose dit à la tombe :
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Victor Marie Hugo

The Little Native Rose
There is a lasting little flower,
That everybody knows,
Yet none has thought to think about
The little Native Rose.
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Henry Lawson

The Rose And The Bee
If I were a bee and you were a rose,
Would you let me in when the gray wind blows?
Would you hold your petals wide apart,
Would you let me in to find your heart,
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Sara Teasdale

White Rose And Red
WHITE rose sighed in the morn,
Red rose laughed in the noon,
And 'Sweetest sweetness is ended soon,'
And 'Never heed for the thorn.'
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Augusta Davies Webster

The Grave And The Rose
The Grave said to the Rose,
"What of the dews of dawn,
Love's flower, what end is theirs?"
"And what of spirits flown,
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Victor Marie Hugo

Rubaiyat 16
This rose is from the dust of one like me.
His joy within the rose, thus I can see.
My companion and confidant it is, because
The colorful rose brings the sweet scent of he.
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Shams al-Din Hafiz Shirazi

Rubaiyat 33
Beauty of the rose you eclipse,
Every bud quietly away slips.
How can the rose compete with you?
Rose shines in moonlight, moon in your grips.
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Shams al-Din Hafiz Shirazi

The December Rose
Here's a rose that blows for Chloe,
Fair as ever a rose in June was,
Now the garden's silent, snowy,
Where the burning summer noon was.
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E. (Edith) Nesbit

The December Rose
Here's a rose that blows for Chloe,
Fair as ever a rose in June was,
Now the garden's silent, snowy,
Where the burning summer noon was.
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Edith Nesbit

The Last Rose
‘O which is the last rose?'
A blossom of no name.
At midnight the snow came;
At daybreak a vast rose,
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John Davidson

O Gather Me The Rose
O gather me the rose, the rose,
While yet in flower we find it,
For summer smiles, but summer goes,
And winter waits behind it.
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William Ernest Henley

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