An Old Rose

An Old Rose long poem

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When a rose turns old petals fall but the rose bud remains and its
beauty and fragrance leaves a lasting impression in our minds

Sure the beauty and fragrance of a rose lasts but briefly but the rose
garden goes on to live many years with a long life to flowers many
more times

And this is the way life is, we usually only flower for a brief period
but life goes on for a lot longer with us having to work long and hard
just to briefly flower when the sun shines

We also work all year long to take a brief nice vacation in some
beautiful beach where there is sunshine and then we got back to work
as with most good things

The trick is to learn to enjoy the fall and the winter as well when
there are no beautiful roses everywhere but there are colorful leaves
and then the snow as everything sleeps

Just go for a walk in the park during fall or winter and see
everything covered in fall colors or the white snow and appreciate the
quiet and calmness of these seasons

Until next summer when the park is full of people biking, jogging and
roller-skating again just having fun by the numbers

So you see every season in life has its beauty if not the silent
peacefulness of winter or colorful fall leaves as well as the sunshine
and fun activities of summers

So be wise my friends and enjoy today no matter what season because we
only live once and there is so much to appreciate in life when we use
our senses

Or you may just regret not having enjoyed this beautiful life enough
when you grow old like the rose that loses its petals.

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