Garden Temptress

Roses
Queen of the garden –
elegant full of blossoms –
pleasing to the eye.

Seductive beauty,
tempting those meandering by;
piercing all who yield.

Deceitful temptress,
disguises her dangerous thorns,
traveler beware.

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“But examine everything carefully; hold fast to that which is good” 1 Thessalonians 5:21

Haiku Horizons’ prompt “thorn.”

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