The Rose

The Rose by Dorothy McGregor

Heaven scent rose

A rambling radiance

On rose bush and climber

Exquisite rosePretty Lady roseBlooming in Heaven’s heartland and

Dewed with the summer rains.

Hues of shell,  cerise,  crimson and yellow

And a white rose innocence

Bright as day

Yours is enchantment

Summer rose,  fair rose.

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...allotmenteer, armchair gardener, blogger and sofa flyer.
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8 Responses to The Rose

  1. VP says:

    I don’t usually go for roses, but that one (and the poem) is a beauty. Is it from your plot?

    • Flighty says:

      VP thanks! Yes it’s my rose ‘Pretty Lady’ and I took the photo at the beginning of June. It’s got lots of buds on it again for a forthcoming second flush. xx

  2. Maureen says:

    Beautiful poem and a beautiful rose! I love the name of the rose too. Lovely photo – well done, Flighty.

  3. nikkipolani says:

    Wonderful wonderful shot, Flighty. I can imagine your rose’s perfection – those creamy petals, the soft depth. I hope ‘Pretty Lady’ has some nice fragrance, too.

  4. Glo says:

    Exquisite rose! I could look at the photo all day! Lovely poem that suits it perfectly, and I’m so pleased to know that there are more buds to open.

    I have picked a very small bunch of sweet peas ~ nothing like the abundance you had last year, but the fragrance is so lovely ~ between those and the roses ~ I could happily sit sniffing for hours ~ I also have a couple of sunflowers that have opened, but they are peering into the neighbour’s lovely garden rather than mine!

    • Flighty says:

      Glo thanks, it’s worth going to the plot just to see it’s beautiful blooms!
      I’ve also picked a few sweetpeas but there’s nowhere near as many as last year.
      My sunflower has done the same as it’s facing away from the plot! xx

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