The Sinner and the Rose - Mary Grace Douglas


He asked me who is the sinner

The reddest rose of many thorns that pierces her fingertips

or the admirer willing to rip him from the roots

I replied

the both of us






About the Author

MARY GRACE DOUGLAS is currently a member of AmeriCorps: National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC). In November she will receive the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award for her year of volunteer service. She plans to continue volunteering with non-profit organizations and eventually further her education in Horticulture and English.