Saturday, October 25, 2008 | |

The Birth of the Boy and the Death of the Rose

A child is born.
A rosebud comes out.

The child becomes a boy.
The rose now is rich in color.

The boy goes to school.
The rose becomes scented.

The boy sees a rosebud in his class.
The rose now is rotted.

Written by Parvez Ahmed on the 25th of October, 2008. The Girl with a Pearl Earring (1665) is a Portrait by Johannes Vermeer.