Tell me, is the rose naked or is that her only dress?


black tulips, istanbul tulip festival, istanbul, pentax k10d

black tulips, istanbul tulip festival, istanbul, pentax k10d

from The Book of Questions

III.

Tell me, is the rose naked
or is that her only dress?

Why do trees conceal
the splendor of their roots?

Who hears the regrets
of the thieving automobile?

Is there anything in the world sadder
than a train standing in the rain?

Pablo Neruda

One response to “Tell me, is the rose naked or is that her only dress?

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