Poetry From the Heart (Book Two)

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Roses 2020

The roses on the wall are a constant reminder of what I lost.

One white rose from my last cheer competition.

A light pink rose from another.

But those two roses aren't as important as the biggest rose.

That dark pink rose is a reminder of your funeral. You had a long good life. You were 97 years old when you left.

You were a rose in your own right. They covered your casket with pink roses. A symbol of your beauty. You were the last mockingbird that died out of the 7. You were the mockingbird covered in flowers and jewels.

I remember you through that rose hanging on my wall. An image of unforgotten beauty. Just like you were your whole life.

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