The Bouquet
Author: Capricorn


A dozen crimson roses flecked with white
carnations, formed a nice bouquet. I placed
the bright display upon the ground, the site
where my dear fatherís body lay. Embraced
by memories I thought that I was bound
to feel more close to him, then realized
his love was in my heart and all around
me every day. For when a loved one dies
itís just their body lies beneath the land,
enveloped by commemoration stones.
Their spirit stays with you to hold your hand
in stressful times -- youíll never be alone.


Comments on this poem/writing:

Terrie* ( -- Wednesday, March 23 2005, 04:56 pm

The fragrance that lingers on..that is "LOVE"

this was lovely...a loved ones spirit finds host in another live soul and carries/shares love like a cloud passin' undying spirit comes from a life filled w/ lives in all that has will always find love in a giving heart....and never find yourself alone..memories of their love keeps our hear alive...excellent read ...Terrie*
Britney ( -- Wednesday, March 23 2005, 05:45 pm

no title

Pretty. ~Britney~
Martin Vann ( -- Friday, March 25 2005, 05:56 pm

Dust to Dust, Then, We Find Understanding, Love


I may go beyond your poem, yet, the love you express, mixed, with some regret, is true. As a child, we see and feel many things. Some of these, are as true, as the morning sunrise. Others, well, they come from children, as they grow with some, anger. Then, by the grace of God, older hearts forgive as you say, from this mature, child's heart, that speaks to us, I love the words, that come, from your loving soul. This, is more, than a poem, it is love, yet, its, just a poem?

barb ( -- Friday, March 25 2005, 10:43 pm

when you're right, you're right

What a beautiful write cap and I agree the body is gone but not their pressence.
Capricorn ( -- Sunday, March 27 2005, 04:32 pm

Thanks guys

Thanks to evryone for all your nice comments.
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