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my last roses, by rc dewinter
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my last roses

by rc dewinter
Medium
Digital
Artist Notes
© 2011 RC deWinter ~ All Rights Reserved _________________________________________________________________________________ My Last Roses (Mother’s Day 2009) _________________________________________________________________________________ I had no child anymore; you never made to gift me well, but on that day you brought me these, all stained with blues and cream and pink. _________________________________________________________________________________ I could not parse the meaning here, why you would spend so lavishly, but I was grateful and surprised and blushing, kissed you like a girl. _________________________________________________________________________________ ‘Tis only now that time has flown and I look here, at roses caught in that brief moment, I can see the message you conveyed with these. _________________________________________________________________________________ For white in roses means a death, and death indeed was what you brought: ‘twas one year’s grace before you left, a measure of your cruelty. ~ © 2011 RC deWinter
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Location
ct, us
Artist Biography
All art and written work © 1999-2016 RC deWinter ~ All Rights Reserved ~ RC deWinter is a Connecticut writer/digital artist whose poetry has been published in the New York Times, Uno: A Poetry Anthology, 2River View, Pink Panther Magazine and in many other print/online publications. Her art has bee ...
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