Thistles

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Thistles

Might the thorn
be as fragrant as the flower,
that the paradox of love is in the irony of its pain.
Thus I am drawn into a garden of thistles
where even the rose is entangled within its vine
that I cannot deny my passion
for beauty

Charles Coakley Simpson

4 responses

  1. beauty in all things… even when pain enables us to see this truth… Heartfelt words Charles.. xx

    April 10, 2013 at 5:34 am

  2. Heiss Grüße an dich Gislinde

    April 11, 2013 at 4:11 am

  3. beautiful write…..course….I am partial to roses and such….

    April 22, 2013 at 3:22 am

  4. Steaming hot!

    May 10, 2013 at 4:23 am

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