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Yes, roses are red
And violets are blue
But you have to understand
Who said they had to,
Its about imagination
Emotion and orignality
Not the reiteration
Of dead men's practicality
These words,
They are your sentence
To a world that has to listen
As you create the difference
Whether it be
With angst poem against love
Or how you set your heart free
To fly like a dove,
For these words
Whether or not they be true
Their beauty and ideals
Will be used to define you,
So yes,
Hope ,in fact, has feathers
And like a caged bird it sings
But these words will only be tethers
That strip you of your wings,
Those are their words
Meant for their time
And meant for their herds,
But this your time
Meant for your words
And whether they  be meaningful, stupid
Or completely absurd
I'm sure they'll be amazing.
For those of you who recognize this ,welll i now pronounce you a avid reader of deviantart. i have in fact stolen another theme. OH THE HUMANITY. Why must all the good themes be stolen by writers i admire like =BleedTheDream180 or in this case *DearPoetry (oh yeah someone should probably note her about this i wanna see if she likes my version). Well i technically didn't steal since in each seperate case they each got got the idea i used from different sources. She supposedly heard about this on tumblr and i particularly liked her take on it so i made my own. Hope everyone enjoys the ramblings of a destitute plagiarist (and before anyone gets on my case about this i'm JOKING). People never read this thing anyway. Hope everyone enjoys :D
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unaveragejo3 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Roses are red,
Violets are blue,
It may be a cliche
We all know that much is true
But it's a good starter for those who
Don't want to come up with something new.
Norrolith Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I enjoyed it. and remember, there is nothing new under the sun.
Amaryllis-C Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
This really touched me somehow. It is an amazing poem :)
CrazyMai Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014  Student Writer
So inspring ♡
Leah084 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014
mysterydream516nstuf Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
This... is beautiful.I really love this. I'll never stop writing!w00t! Thanks for everything! High-five! 
Qwertynim Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014  Student General Artist
Tht was really great! It made me think of this

Roses r red
Violets r blue
Sugar is sweet,
And so r u
But the roses r wilting,
The violets r dead,
The sugar bowl is empty,
And so is ur head!😈
AlwaysRainCheck Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2013  Student General Artist
Clap superb!

Serenesouls27 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hope actually has Feathers, I agree.
Yes it can fly if we set it free,
Falling in love with this poem was meant to be! ^^
Moonlark91 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
absolutely beautiful this made me cry. absolutely inspiring, bravo!
Chaosfive-55 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:clap:  Well done!!!
Blue-Moon98 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013
Brilliant. c:

And I'm the 1001st favouriter. :bow:
CrumbledWings Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013
I commend you sir :D and glad u liked the peice
Blue-Moon98 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2013
Why thank you. c;
And yes, I did. :aww:
Richard-M-Williams Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well my poetry does suck. Yours on the other hand, does not.:D (Big Grin) 
Annie--chan Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Explosion245 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013  Student Traditional Artist

Annie is my real name
Glittershungergames Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
Lovely poem, and the title reminds me of Emilie Autumn :3
AstheArtDictates Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
People do need a kick in the pants every now and then to get back on track.
13devilgirl13 Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:) so totally true!
jwillis57 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013  Student Artisan Crafter
Nice- I still like the Emily Dickinson poem you referenced, regardless of the age! However, poetry is a very fluid and evolving art, as the poem demonstrates.
SpiderMilkshake Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013  Professional General Artist
Oh, very nice, this. I like this valuable lesson--there comes a time when copying and mimicry will get old and tiresome, and no one's going to be impressed with the same-old same-old. Fanfiction's fine for the off-time--time to write something no one knows about already. :D
WotanTyger Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I say that, to a varying extent, everyone's poetry sucks, including my own on far more occasions than I'd like to admit.

Yet, to steal a line from Kipling:

Just like the dog returns to its vomit,
And the sow returns to her mire...

So does every poetaster just keep on feeling the urge to try and try and try and hope that someday, somehow, something will stick.
fmgecko Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
QueenRarityLover Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
It is so true xD I... I like :D
03MegurineLuka Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I like this........................this is very true.......ITS AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :iconbummy1::iconbummy2:
AWKYWOLF99 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Freakin... Awesome!!!!!
pukkafish Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013
Very nice and judging by the haters in the comments thought provoking.
xrosses Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Professional Writer
Beautiful concept, well-worded. Only thing I would work on is the punctuation.
kasuka-chan Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013
Love this! Very well done! :)
theBlondFox Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013
This is good. I like it.
chakat-shadows Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013
hehe cool.
eurekasfray Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013
I like this
Ru1n3d Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
This is a great poem I love the honesty. I've not read the other versions you talk about but this is brilliant.
Zlabya Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013
I like this poem and what you've said in it about writing and poetry.
KURIZKURIZniKALAI Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
AlmightyOmega Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
It's alright. Not bad. A few mistakes here and there.:p
Whisperingfoot Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Haha! So good, love it!
fetidmixture Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013   General Artist
our cockateils don't sing they just hiss
GoldenEyedRaven Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Absolutely wonderful.... I wish I was good at poetry...
fika-with-alice Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013  Student Photographer
This deserves a DD
CrumbledWings Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013
well it already has 700 favs so i would think that'd be overkill but i love the sentiment :D
MensjeDeZeemeermin Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013
Verse in simple words abounds.
Verse unrhymed abandons sounds.
HauntedShadowsLegacy Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
^^ not bad at all.
ladypenn Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013
This is lovely. I don't really think using a particular theme is "stealing", otherwise everyone who has ever written a love poem is a liar and a thief. While the former is probably sometimes true, the latter is debatable. Either way, theme-stealing or no, I like this.
lovenotedjpony Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013
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