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Author Name: Freepenfold18 4 Comments
Date Added: May 08, 2007 05:05:09 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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He Stands Alone.
He stands alone now etched by time
As though twas meant to be
His frame all bent and twisted
For all who pass to see
 
It wasn't always as it is
When children came around
To run and laugh and shiek with glee
He revelled in the sound
  
But age and weather took its toll
And disease had hit him hard
A surgeons cuts had saved his life
For which he didn't charge
 
And so he stands alone but proud
To survey what could be seen
The only oak for miles around
Upon the village green.
 
 
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Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on May 9, 2007 11:36:19 AM Report
Awwww, I'm feeling bad for this poor oak tree. I often think about the things nature would say to us should it be able to speak. Lovely penning Graham.

 

~Barbara~

Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on May 8, 2007 09:45:38 AM Report
Graham, Oh ..My .. your so great at this kind of poem.. Your wit and wisdom reads so well in lines of your brilliant poems..YOu always make my day... Thank you for your sweet comments on my poems it means a lot...
HUgs and Love ~ Scarlett

Comment By: FreeGlata on May 8, 2007 09:45:20 AM Report
Awesome write, Graham! Sometimes it's the quiet majesty that can take your breath away when surveying nature like that. You've a way of taking me right along to the very scenes you describe. A master of the pen, you are!

Hugs and admiration for an amazing talent!

Glata

Comment By: FreeWide Awake on May 8, 2007 07:37:30 AM Report
Knocked me OUT Graham! :o)

Brilliantly executed my friend! *****
Took me completely off guard, by surprise that last bit...I had to reread...AMAZING!

And a beautiful, beautiful poem that works equally well for people as well as trees :o)

Aces~

Pamela





 


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