Amid the Thorns

A rose blooms
amid the many thorns
Pliable and soft
its velvet petals
as it opens to reveal
its golden center

So too, is love
born amid the thorns
and tragedies of life unfolding
while spirit longs
to enter form
in its entirety

?Michaelette?

12/30//99
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