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Roses are red... Violets are blue... Complete the last two lines below!
To my wife who just had triple by-pass surgery.
Roses are red. Violets are blue.The color of your health will soon return to you.Those men in white who worked through the nightto repair your heart must knowthat although you're still weak the pink in your cheek will soon glow. I love you so.
To a past lover who still emails me:
Roses are redViolets are blue,You still love meBut I've seen your true colors and sadly I no longer love you.
For Petunia, who posted above
My Buddy, my anchor, my love
I await your arrival, returning to me through the winter chill
And then off to Valentine's dinner at the City Park Grill.
Roses are red, Violets are blue,for my hobby bcuz u are so special, i give u a barrel of chocholate and a dozen of roses.
roses are redviolets are blueif you're offering a jobI'm looking for you.
job market is deadwhere steel skeletons once grew snow now piles upand working cranes are few
Architecture I doto keep the family fedbut now its a hobbyand my account's in the red.
Roses are red,
Violets are blue,
Which animal will it be this year?
That threatens us with flu.
Roses are also white and violets are also purple,with all of your mightget off your curple.
Roses are red,violets are blue, we think your theme song needs to be new
Roses are red, violets are blue,Monserate, Jackson Heights says boo!
Roses are red,Violets are blue.
your love is the wayto melt my igloo!
To Paul Volcker
Roses are redViolets are blueBen runs the FedI wish it were you
Roses are redViolets are blueThe power of LoveIs all around you...
Roses are red,Violets are blue.Give back my taxes,and the Nobel too!
(I know people who really deserve it.)
For My LarryRoses are RedViolets are BlueI'm the Best thing that's every happened to You!
To Paul Volcker,
Roses are red,Violets are blue,Ben runs the Fed,I wish it were you.
Roses are red Violets are blue,Good luck with your new trophy boyfriend,I'll be here waiting whenever you're through.
roses are redviolets are bluetime to rethinkthat obama tattoo
For my sweet husband:Roses are RedViolets are BlueI feel so luckyMarried to you.
To Brian and Deirde:
Roses are redViolets are blueSecret workplace romanceWe know about you
Roses are RedViolets are BlueCongress, take timeTo think of US, too
Roses are redViolets are blueThough you lost your jobI'll always stay with you(to my sig other)
Roses are redViolets are blueFeel better Mr ClintonThe US still needs you
Roses are redViolets are blueGet out MonserrateYour Senate days are through
Roses are redViolets are blueMess with BarackAnd I won't love you
Roses are red.Violets are blue.Roses have thorns,Like Republican('t)s do.
Roses are RedViolets are BlueCongress, stop fightingOver which one is you!
Roses are red, violets are blue,NYC women, I'll always love you
If Patterson could see (well)he'd only see blue.
My terrible attempt at completing the poem. Along with Valentine's day, may I also remind you that Sunday is Tibetan New Year's day or Lunar New Year's? "Losar Tashi Delek" to you, Brian and all your listeners.
Roses are RedViolets are BlueValentine's Day's overrated!I think, don't you?
roses are red violets are bluei'd rather listen to npr than you
Roses are redVolets are blueFunding the arts creates many jobs too.
Roses are redViolets are bluesugar is sweetand so are U....
if you can afford them.
Roses are redViolets are blueThey say that you're out thereBut where are you?
Roses are redViolets are blueI may be crazyBut you are too!
Roses are red
Violets are blue
The economy sucks
and snow does too
Roses are redViolets are bluePass the health care billAnd I will vote for you
Roses are red, violets are blue. You look like Fred Flintstone, and you govern like him too!
Roses are Red,Violets are Blue.I'm broke,and so are you.
Roses are red. Violets are blue. Give your Love meaning by all that you do.
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