From heaven to earth a journey
The seeds of love were strewn
Planted in the womb of purity
That the depth of love be known.
Despite humans cruel persecution
It grew among the dust and weed
Drinking from the promise of God
The most beautiful rose came to be.
Many came to inhale its beauty
The divine sweet fragrance of
Ever filling their hearts and senses
With the blessed fragrance of love.
Soon many despised God's creation
The perfect rose from him that grew
Surrounding, they uprooted and trampled
And its petals in the garden strewn.
Along the path leaving a trail of love
Drops of crimson all along the way
They tormented the essence each step
Hence the end of the journey that day.
Thunder roared deep within the heavens
When crimson spilled from each wound
As the thorns pierced the fragile petals
And the last breath on earth consumed.
Stop and inhale God's perfect creation
The Crimson Rose from Calvary's hill
The ever sweet fragrance that lingered
From that day, remains to this day still.
©Kathy Loun Stilley
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