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Source: Adults

Author: Rhona Aitken

Title: The Last Rose

As winter air
sweeps leafless trees,
and sparkling frost
cocoons earth's warmth -
spring sleeps.

In the maws
of a transient web
one crimson petal
to float upon
wakeful snow-drops.

The last rose of summer
caresses the first sign
of sring.

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