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 A Rose Cottage  poetotoe        (More) 10/17/2018
 A Mini Halloween Poem Brokenangel79        (More) 10/11/2018
 Monsters Halloween Night Brokenangel79        (More) 10/11/2018
 ASTONISHMENT poetalthomas        (More) 9/17/2018
 Happy Grandparents day. just_little_me        (More) 9/9/2018
 Happy 4th of July just_little_me        (More) 7/1/2018
 HOPE, FAITH AND LOVE poetalthomas        (More) 6/20/2018
 Happy Fathers Day to starlite Fathers, just_little_me        (More) 6/16/2018
 Happy Fathers day to our Father above. just_little_me        (More) 6/14/2018
 American Sons and Daughters Heartsong        (More) 5/27/2018
 Take Care of Their Memory Heartsong        (More) 5/26/2018
 Happy Mothers Day. just_little_me        (More) 5/11/2018
 THE ROWDY CROWD AT THE RODEO Biggus        (More) 5/11/2018
 NAMED BY THE CATHOLIC CHURCH Biggus        (More) 4/24/2018
 ARE YOU WEARING A RED ROSE? Biggus        (More) 4/24/2018
 THE FEAST DAY OF SAINT GEORGE Biggus        (More) 4/24/2018
 HAPPY EASTER ( Tanka ) ladydp2000        (More) 4/1/2018
 ARE YOU WEARING EASTER SPATS? Biggus        (More) 4/1/2018
 ARE YOU WEARING AN EASTER TIE? Biggus        (More) 4/1/2018
 ARE YOU WEARING AN EASTER WAISTCOAT? Biggus        (More) 4/1/2018
 THE EASTER EGG DIDNíT CROSS THE ROAD Biggus        (More) 4/1/2018
 As Easter Comes. just_little_me        (More) 3/24/2018
 Easter Time II terr_us        (More) 3/22/2018
 Easter Will Be Here Soon. just_little_me        (More) 3/21/2018
 HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY ( Free Verse) ladydp2000        (More) 3/17/2018
 THE FEAST DAY OF SAINT PATRICK Biggus        (More) 3/17/2018
 ARE YOU WEARING GREEN? Biggus        (More) 3/16/2018
 ARE YOU WEARING A SHAMROCK? Biggus        (More) 3/16/2018
 DRINK GREEN BEER Biggus        (More) 3/16/2018
 ST PATRICKS DAY IS ONE OF THE FEW Biggus        (More) 3/16/2018

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A Rose Cottage

Something for Halloween.

A Rose Cottage

Pass by that old stone wall, the bridge is closed
there appears to be a ghost a man all dressed up.
He stalks the abandoned bridge to a Rosť cottage
where his shadow now lingers along rotten planks.

A man once with dignity reduced to roam the night
as he groans and he moans, he is such a pitiful sight.
Heís doomed to question forever all his lonely nights
he returns with a single rose cut each hollowed night.
With his blade still shiny and bright he waits, he lurks
for there was no witness, yet blood drips from his knife.

He howls at the moon with a rose and a knife held high
you can hear the dreadful cries of his dead love inside.
With each petal he touches, they die again and again.
this man was enraged, for he stabbed his bride to be.
His ghost walks the night, that bridge to a cottage
he will never cross to that bed, he never slept in.

His Rose he loved so but cut her with his knife
she was found dead and his friend an awful sight
his darkest night, his wedding night, he killed them
then hung himself by his bride, her husband in effigy.
It was the last known deed of a broken, desperate man
who only wanted to live with his dearest Rose that night
and cross a bridge to his wedded bride, his friend denied.

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