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The war of the Roses.



The war of the roses, a bloody fight,
a battle of evil against darkness and light.
Red rose and white rose, seeking control,
a crown of thorns the ultimate prize.

Red rose and white rose, sharing land,
rivalries united with wedding plans,
Henry Tudor, Elizabeth of york, a marriage of convenience,
a welcome end to war.

Red rose and white rose, sharing land, peace restored across the land.
Revolts, execution, treachery, treason, now a thing of the past.
Red rose and white rose, in full bloom,
proudly raise their heads.

The red rose speaks of love and passion,
the white speaks of peace and tranquility.
Finally the rose knows the truth of sincerity,
mutual respect of each others true beauty.
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