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She Let the Roses Die and Made Poppies, A Contemporary Poem by Christopher D’angelo

Christopher D’Angelo is a contemporary artist, poet, and writer. Currently holds a B.A in psychology and residing in Orlando, Florida.

She Let The Roses Die and Made Poppies

she didn’t need me, she kept me around for comfortability.

I couldn’t figure out why, or what was happening. The roses I left by your pillow meant nothing, as they laid there dying.

As you stared into my eyes and told me, I don’t love you anymore, became the best day of my life, knowing I was free from someone who didn’t deserve me.

She Let The Roses Die and Made Poppies



Mark Tulin from Ventura, California on November 26, 2018:

You figured it out in the end

John Hansen from Queensland Australia on November 26, 2018:

You got the emotion across in so few words...well done

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