A ROSE for my Birthday
My birthday fell on a weekend
but I was surprised to receive
a rose from my son, Kurt.
When he got home from school
afternoon of June 28... he handed me
with a shy-mannered gesture,
a single stem with a red rose
in full bloom and greeted me in advance.
He said, he wanted to buy a bunch
but his money could only afford one.
I felt so touched with this simple
He's such a sweet and thoughtful son.
He may be a certified GAGster
but he has quite a unique way of
I put it on a vase
and place it on the dining table
until the petals slowly fell off its stem.
I had to take a picture of it
as a treasured souvenir.