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Mar 08 • 2012 • FlowersMillion. RosesRed RosesRomanticscarlet

Who Said "Romance Was Dead"

A MILLION ROSES

Based on a romantic pop hit from Soviet times, a Kazakh man has ordered one million red roses for his wife on International Women's Day that will be observed on Thursday.

The man had a spat with his wife and sought to make up to her, according to the Express-K.kz news website.

The order for one million Dutch-grown roses was placed with a florist in Kyzylorda city in Kazakhstan and is to be delivered on Thursday.

Local prices for roses on International Women's Day ranged from 500 to 2,000 Tenge ($3 to $13) per flower, which means the one-million order could cost the caring husband between $3 million and $13 million.

The 'Million Roses' song was popularised by Soviet pop diva Alla Pugacheva in 1982.

The song, which tells a story of an artist trying to win a woman's heart through the gift of flowers, sold over six million copies as a single.

English Translation.

Once upon the time there was a painter He had a little house and canvas But he loved an actress who loved flowers He then sold his home Sold his paintings and his shelter And with all the money he bought a whole sea of flowers

A million of scarlet roses From the window you can see The one, who is seriously in love, transforms his life into flowers for you

A million of scarlet roses From the window you can see The one, who is seriously in love, transforms his life into flowers for you

In the morning, you stand at the window Maybe you've gone crazy As in a continuation of a dream The plaza is full of flowers Your soul grows cold What rich man is making fun by here? But under the window, almost breathless, the poor painter stands

A million of scarlet roses From the window you can see The one, who is seriously in love, transforms his life into flowers for you

A million of scarlet roses From the window you can see The one, who is seriously in love, transforms his life into flowers for you

The encounter was short At night, the train carried her away But in her life remained the mad song of roses k The painter kept living alone Many troubles he beared But in his life remained the whole plaza of flowers

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Feb 09 • 2012 • FragileGardenHeartPerfectRedRoseRoses in Poetrygold

Roses In Poetry

A PERFECT ROSE Richard Netherland Cook

So deep and pure, the one I chose From this earthly garden. a perfect rose, Fragile, yet it only bends, In times of rain and days of winds.

Close to my heart, this rose I hold, Its' beauty to me like solid gold, A perfect rose that means so much, That I am thrilled by a single touch.

A perfect rose it has been said, Is the symbol of love, a long stem red, No others can or will compete For my perfect rose so soft and sweet.

My love for the rose, a beauty still, Has not faded and never will, This rose I hold, the one I chose, My loving wife, a perfect rose.

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Rose Facts And Trivia

St Valentine's Day Roses 

Roses are the traditional gift given on Valentines Day, but they're certain to be well-received any time of year. But before you buy roses, know what message you're sending.

The color of a rose can have a very different meaning from what you intend. To ensure that your love understands what the roses you bestow mean, check this guide to rose colors and their meanings:

Red Roses

Red roses proclaim "I love you." They are the ultimate symbol of romantic love and enduring passion. Florists can't keep up with Valentines Day demand for red roses, which makes them especially expensive in February.

Yellow Roses Yellow roses indicate friendship and freedom -- so don't send them if your intentions are romantic and long-lasting. Yellow roses are also appropriate for sending congratulations to newlyweds, and new mothers.

Pale Pink Roses Pale pink roses connote grace, gentleness, and gratitude.

Light Pink Roses A joy to behold, light pink roses express fun and happiness.

Deep Pink Roses Deep pink roses say "Thank you." They have also come to be associated with the fight against breast cancer.

Lilac Roses Lilac roses indicate the sender has fallen in love at first sight with the recipient and is enchanted.

White Roses Pure white roses symbolize truth and innocence. They also send other messages: "I miss you" and "You're heavenly."

Peach Roses Peach roses speak of appreciation and gratitude.

Coral Roses Coral roses express one thing with their passionate colour: Desire.

Orange Roses Orange roses communicate enthusiasm and desire on the part of the sender'.

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Jan 14 • 2012 • BowsHusbandLoveRedRoseRoses in PoetryValentine

ROSES IN POEMS & POETRY

A Collection of Rose Poems and Poetry from  Famous Poets and Authors.

'Be My Valentine' Rose

Red roses were her favorites. Her name was also Rose. Every year her husband sent them, tied with pretty bows. The year he died, the roses were delivered to her door. The card said, "Be my Valentine," like all the years before.

Each year he sent her roses, and the note would always say, "I love you even more this year, than last year on this day. My love for you will always grow, with every passing year." She knew this was the last time that the roses would appear.

She thought, he ordered roses in advance before this day. Her loving husband did not know that he would pass away. He always liked to do things early, way before the time. Then, if he got too busy, everything would work out fine.

She cut the stems, and placed them in a very special vase. Then, placed the vase beside the portrait of his smiling face. She would sit for hours, in her husband's favorite chair. While staring at his picture, and looking at the roses there.

A year went by, and it was hard to live without her mate. With loneliness and solitude, that had become her fate. Then, the very hour, as on Valentines before. The doorbell rang, and there were roses, sitting by her door.

She brought the roses in, and then just looked at them in shock. Then, went to get the telephone, to call the florist shop. The owner answered, and she asked him, if he would explain, Why would someone do this to her, causing her such pain?

"I know your husband passed away, more than a year ago," The owner said, "I knew you would call, and you would want to know. "The flowers you received today, were paid for in advance. Your husband always planned ahead, he left nothing to chance."

"There is a standing order, which I have on file down here, and he has paid, well in advance, you will get the roses every year. There also is another thing, which I think you should know, He wrote a special little card…he did this many years ago.

Then, should ever, I find out that he is no longer here, That is the card…that should be sent, to you the following year." She thanked him and hung up the phone, her tears was now flowing hard. Her fingers were shaking, as she slowly reached to get the card.

Inside the card, she saw that he had written her a note. Then, as she stared in total silence, this is what he wrote… "Hello my love, I know it is been a year since I have been gone, I hope it has not been too hard for you to overcome.

I know it must be lonely, and the pain is very real. For if it was the other way, I know how I would feel. The love we shared made everything so beautiful in life. I loved you more than words could say, you were the perfect wife.

You were my friend and lover, you fulfilled my every need. I know it is only been a year, but please try not to grieve. I want you to be happy, even when you shed your tears. That is why the roses will be sent to you for years.

When you get these roses, think of all the happiness, that we had together, and how both of us were blessed. I have always loved you and I know I always will. However, my love, you must go on, you have some living still.

Please… try to find happiness, while living out your days. I know it is not easy, but I hope you find some ways. The roses will come every year, and they will only stop, when your door is not answered, when the florist stops to knock.

He will come five times that day, in case you have gone out. But after his last visit, he will know without a doubt, to take the roses to the place, where I have instructed him, and place the roses where we are, together once again."

by Anonymous

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