June 23, 2009

The Rose of Swords

a rose carries swords
shields born from within thy stem
protecting fragrance

The Haiku is a Japanese form of poetry that consists of three lines. The first line 5 syllables, second line 7 syllables and the third line
5 syllables expressing poetry about nature.

Honorable Mention: The Bloom Poetry Contest
August 17, 2009 PoetrySoup.com