This one goes out to the one I love–my wife

To my Dearest wife Dolly—


How do I tell thee I love thee

As sure as the winsome wind blows;

I know, I'll give to you now—-

—This solitary Red Rose.

This Rose, the Queen among flowers

Denotes what Royalty you are;

A sweet symbol of my undying love

——One solo Red Rose.

Words fail to paint the picture

Of my cherished love for you that grows;

So here, my dear, I give thee cheer

—–One Red Valentine Rose.

2013 by Douglas Raymond Rose

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Free-lance Author-Writer-Speaker Member Academy of American Poets Member Texas State Teachers Association Member Texas State Historical Society Award-winning free-lance writer
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