Rosy Child
Author: Ing Twi Demalah


I would, that, were it possible
You had not felt the touch of pain
Nor, through sorrowful tears
Known the bitter taste of heart break
I wish that words never hurt to hear
But far to often we know their sting
If only your young eyes
Had not sadness seen
Or that you had never smelled
The wilted roses when hope dies
And yet, without such I wonder,
Would you be half so wise and caring
Would your eyes so clearly sparkle
Or your heart so brightly shine
Had you not, by such fires been refined
So my love, do not at those times despair
When such trials in your life appear
For even from life’s bitter grapes
May wine be made both sweet and mild
Thus hold fast unto your hope
My dearest, rosy child

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Comments on this poem/writing:

Tammy ( -- Saturday, January 27 2007, 03:40 pm


Beautiful Write......Thank you for sharing!
Terrie* ( -- Saturday, January 27 2007, 05:11 pm

Ing, this is truely Precious...

Sweetie, soooo good to read your words again, i have missed them .and as ever, like all your others this one is truely touchin' & heart tuggin'.

Good things do come out of bad, although... at the moment of the occurance it's difficult to get past the present heartache. Hugs...thanks for sharin' .
barb ( -- Saturday, January 27 2007, 06:03 pm

same belief

This is such a nice write. Yep sometimes all the bad things that happen in life prepare us for worse. I loved the way you explained it. Applause
shan ( -- Saturday, January 27 2007, 10:03 pm


This is absolutely beautiful!! Fits this life perfectly like a glove.. It also hit home for me. Wow... Thanks for such beautifully touching art!!
Meridian ( -- Sunday, January 28 2007, 11:17 pm

I'm like Terrie*

I've missed you too. Ing Twi! Great words of encouragement here. Whoever it is for, if they knew you've written it for them, I'd bet they'd feel more motivated and determined than ever before to carry on through life's trials...

Lovely poem Ing!
barb ( -- Monday, January 29 2007, 02:50 am


I read this again because I love the message it sends. I hope everyone that has problems or a bad past reads this.
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