Admonished Rose

Be phototropic
loving sun

but blossom not
for everyone

only those
who prize not pull:

toward everyone
be beautiful

reserving thorn
for those who scorn.

Admonished Rose © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: November 28, 2019