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I wouldn't mind being a rose
in a field full of roses.


Fear has not yet occurred to them, nor ambition.

Reason they have not yet thought of.

Neither do they ask how long they must be roses, and then what.

Or any other foolish question.


(Mary Oliver, from "Roses, Late Summer")

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  1. Anonymous7:42 PM

    I love roses! :) We have so many of them and each is beautifully unique.

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  2. I love roses too :) I have an interesting ghost story involving them. I should post it sometime :)

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  3. Anonymous9:02 PM

    Awesome!! I love flowers dont care if its rose or any other flower.Great pictures I am loving it:)

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  4. Very nice and I love the little poem to go with it.

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  5. What a pretty rose!

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  6. Great poem and an awsome photo.
    Thank You for both.

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  7. Just stopped by to smell the roses...just lovely:)

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  8. Anonymous12:49 AM

    I wouldn't mind being a rose, either!

    Beautiful - both the poem and the rose. :)

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  9. A wonderful picture with an expressive poem.

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  10. a rose and mary oliver... wouldn't she have been a great pal? I wonder if woman today have these kinds of relationships.

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  11. Ha ha... I wish i could say that of myself, but i can't...

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  12. Anonymous3:12 AM

    Such a beutiful rose!

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  13. I love roses because it's pretty and smells sweet..nice photo..

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  14. beautiful words & image!

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  15. Beautiful flower and that verse just makes me smile and shake my head. We humans could stand to be more like roses. I know I could.

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  16. A lovely quote and beautiful rose!!

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  17. Great poem. Life WOULD be so much easier.

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  18. Been an extremely busy week. In my next life I wouldn't mind being a beautiful rose. It's life is so simple.

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  19. rose has thorns but is also beautiful.

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  20. Anonymous12:33 PM

    Lovely photo! Reminds me of my granny's rose garden. *g*

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  21. Aren't roses just the best! Perfect in every way. No wonder they are so popular. Lovely, lovely post Sandy.

    www.mypoeticpath.wordpress.com

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  22. And too many foolish questions are asked in this world....

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