Today we are featuring Inklings Book Contest 2019 finalist, Anna Linney! Anna finished 4th grade this past school year. The poem she submitted is called “The Princess Rose” 


The Princess Rose

As sun shines, my soft petals waltz and multiply,
The cold, frigid winter has passed,
The spring cheer makes me happy, I sigh.

Bursts of magenta and cobalt surround me nearby,
I wake up from deep slumber to taste honeysuckle,
As sun shines, my soft petals waltz and multiply.
A young girl chases a spotted butterfly,
My rose garden home is coming to life,
The spring cheer makes me happy, I sigh.

Worker bees buzz to take nectar nearby,
And I smell a warm breeze blowing gently,
As sun shines, my soft petals waltz and multiply.

Oh how I love springtime, the roses imply,
Their beauty coming from inside,
The spring cheer makes me happy, I sigh.

The fountain drops, pours and I hear a lullaby,
Of the pink princess rose am I.
As sun shines, my soft petals waltz and multiply.
The spring cheer makes me happy, I sigh.


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