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Roses Are Red My Love ღ KKD ღ





Roses Are Red My Love



At waters edge today
I am once again found
it is here where I find
my only solid ground



In my life to those who have come and gone
and those who chose to stay
Many life's lessons I have been taught
that remain with me to this day



Loves that came
and always went
the reason for you
I know was heaven sent



Much I did learn
moving beyond the pain
that in every life
there must be some rain



To not know of pain
how can one truly appreciate love
If one is always looking down
you will miss what comes from above



I learned that love is forever
it can never be undone
Just put away
for me to learn from



The friends
who have danced upon my heart
Stand firmly planted today
to never depart



You taught me what forever really is
for once called friend
you can never be set free
in my heart you will be to the end



You answer each call of distress,
my joys you celebrate as if yours
Me as your friend
I have never felt to be a chore



Oh the family
which whom you can not choose
Some I did win
some I did sadly lose



God and my Dad
were the brightest stars of all
They were there to catch me
each time I would trip and fall



Never a judgment
on me did they pass
Only love and understanding
is what was cast



My children and theirs as well
I pray one day for them to see
They are a light I draw upon
and who is really me.



So in my garden of life
my roses are so very red
The aroma the sweetest
upon which I have daily fed



My time is shorter
than from my start
Each and every one of you
I hold dearly in my heart.



So this day of love
I do so celebrate
to God Family and Friends
this I do dedicate.

Happy Valentines Day
You know who you are....
ღ ღ ღ

ღ KKD ღ

Original by
Donna DeLong Matthews
February 2011
© 2011 (All rights reserved)

ღ God asked me how long I planned on keeping you in my life.
 I smiled and said...
How do I choose between always and forever...
But then I have found that's really not up to me... ღ

Hal Wright
Ocean's Splendor
















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