Deborah Boydston Deborah Boydston
Recommendations: 45

"See how its`hands grope deep into Earth" love these lines.

Please login or signup to add a comment to this paragraph.

Add comment   Close
Allen Clarke Allen Clarke
Recommendations: 18

The Twisted Tree

Share this writing

Link to this writing

Start Writing

More from Allen Clarke

Stay Awhile
Hodge-Podge of Nursery
The Legend of Little Tree
Down Through the Years

More Poetry

Deborah Boydston Deborah Boydston
Recommendations: 45
Murder in the Senseless
Leoni Carlson Leoni Carlson
Recommendations: 12
Aaron Greene Aaron Greene
Recommendations: 30
Author's Clog
Leonard a. Wronke Leonard a. Wronke
Recommendations: 23
Kitchera Hicks Kitchera Hicks
Recommendations: 11
soul mates

Just gazing off into the sunset, i thought of how we are so much like nature. Were it not for our propensity for self-destruction, we, too, might have lived, in a safer, more gentler place.

There it stands
its` deformities
telling tales
within its`rings
that no one can see

Were we
part of its`sad story?
or, was it that we
were merely incidental
of its`innocent

See how its`hands
grope deep into Earth
as if to seek
a safer, more
gentler place 2 comments

The things its`seen
through seasons of torment
and quieter,gentler days
the rage of the elements
its`well aquainted with

Isn`t it so much like us?
see the wrinkled evidence
we too have gone
our withered ways
and, perhaps, someday soon
we will grope our way to a safer
more gentler place.

Link to this writing

Share this writing

Next: Sir William Shakespeare's 450th Birthday Anniversary in the 21st Century