Red roses in the fog

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Red roses in the fog,
Bright bloody splashes,
Detonate amid the grey.
Cloud pall hangs,
Ocean-heavy, weeping salty tears,
And my passing steps,
That flutter, bird-light,
Weightless in this world of grey cloud and the red that seeps,
Hurry homeward,
While love and roses lie bleeding.

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Jane Dougherty

I used to do lots of things I didn't much enjoy. Now I am officially a writer. It's what I always wanted to be.

12 thoughts on “Red roses in the fog”

  1. Excellent! The bold colors of blood against the grey and the way you painted this is like a battle. This cries out. So good. Maybe someday battles will be remembered like this and atrocities will be history or fantastic TV shows!

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