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Roses On The Breakfast Table Post by :Joanne_L._Mason Category :Poems Author :D. H. Lawrence Date :December 2010 Read :897

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Roses On The Breakfast Table

JUST a few of the roses we gathered from the Isar
Are fallen, and their mauve-red petals on the cloth
Float like boats on a river, while other
Roses are ready to fall, reluctant and loth.

She laughs at me across the table, saying
I am beautiful. I look at the rumpled young roses
And suddenly realise, in them as in me,
How lovely the present is that this day discloses.





(The end)
D. H. Lawrence's poem: Roses On The Breakfast Table

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