Vanity

I’ve been experimenting with short poems; this one is only two lines long. The meaning is straightforward.

The Prick of Vanity

 Ah, the beauty of the delicate crimson rose

But it does not replace its thorns; that give me such woes

 

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~ by poetofmidnight on July 17, 2012.

2 Responses to “Vanity”

  1. This is lovely!…sometimes the short, succinct ones say the most…

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