Virginity and Other Poems by Loetta Meister The Society November 16, 2012 Poetry By Loetta Meister Virginity Tender petals Tightly curled Make a rosebud Not unfurled Tender hearted Little girl Petals waiting To uncurl Lovely woman Perfect rose Given to the Man she chose Spectrum I’m pink with joy green with envy, I’m blue and sad, my colors many. The spectrum lends my flesh it’s tone, without my colors I’m skin and bone. What wakens then when my heart sees fuchsia, chartreuse or tangerine? Love, compassion, serenity, what pretty colors they must be. Loetta Meister is a poet and grandmother living in Fulton, Missouri. These poems are among the entries for the Society of Classical Poets’ 2012 Poetry Competition. Views expressed by individual poets and writers on this website and by commenters do not represent the views of the entire Society. The comments section on regular posts is meant to be a place for civil and fruitful discussion. Pseudonyms are discouraged. The individual poet or writer featured in a post has the ability to remove any or all comments by emailing submissions@ classicalpoets.org with the details and under the subject title “Remove Comment.” Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.