Imperfect, but Sincere


O sweet Valentine,
What can I give that savors
And carries favor?

I sent you flowers;
They’ll pale too soon and wither:
Love is not roses

Nor pink carnations,
Yet let these little words tend
Your heart’s fair garden.

Written for The Haiku Challenge 2012 – Day 14 – February 14th – Theme or Word: Love or Valentine
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12 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. charlesmashburn
    Feb 14, 2012 @ 13:03:36

    It’s the thought that counts, right? Nice one! I like it!

    http://charleslmashburn.wordpress.com/2012/02/14/i-cant-do-this-anymore/

    Reply

  2. Amber
    Feb 14, 2012 @ 14:34:14

    True! Nice one! 🙂

    Reply

  3. Linda
    Feb 14, 2012 @ 14:41:12

    Love your thoughts of withered flowers and lovely words!

    Reply

  4. Andy Sewina
    Feb 14, 2012 @ 19:43:20

    This makes a lovely song!!
    Happy Valentines Day!

    Reply

  5. becca givens
    Feb 14, 2012 @ 22:45:10

    How romantic!! Smooth like a silver tongue!!

    Although I am late getting around today, Happy Valentine’s Day!

    Reply

  6. Someone is Special
    Feb 15, 2012 @ 16:00:47

    Romantic and thoughtful wordcoaster!

    Reply

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