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Below is the poem entitled Hope which was written by poet Master Jones. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Today I saw a tree trunk,
Growing through a fence.
Metal bars pierced, as it grew,
It almost didn’t make sense.

Sap oozed out its flesh,
Where the spike had bored.
Victim of its own success,
As if it had fell upon its sword.

I wondered if the tree was wise,
That growing meant having to agonize.
The tree didn’t seem to mind though,
As it stretched toward the rainbow..

Copyright © Master Jones

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  1. Date: 6/14/2012 9:40:00 PM
    This poem is so imaginative like a big kid! That's why I love it so! Congrats on this win! The image of it falling on its sword...coooolio. Gwendolen

  1. Date: 6/14/2012 5:03:00 PM
    Congrats, Master. Outstanding. Great job. Nice going. Ralph

  1. Date: 6/14/2012 1:08:00 PM
    Congratulations on your well deserved win in Diane's "Faith" contest. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/14/2012 1:16:00 AM
    a great poem thanks for supporting my contest God bless from diane

    Jones Avatar Master Jones
    Date: 6/15/2012 10:40:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Diane, thank you for the honorable mention, Im really really flattered.. I hope that in the future I can keep up the standard! Thank you for the chance to put my work out there, and thank you guys who commented for all the support! I really appreciate it:-)
  1. Date: 6/6/2012 5:48:00 AM
    This is explicitly awesome. I love the piece so much and I think I will be checking on your other wonderful works... Its a blessing coming to your page and I hope you do well to stop by too. Once again, nice work.

  1. Date: 6/4/2012 7:42:00 AM
    Love the message you penned here have a powerful pen!!

  1. Date: 5/31/2012 1:44:00 PM
    great poem. I like it. tx ..A

    Jones Avatar Master Jones
    Date: 6/3/2012 8:55:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Asheka!
  1. Date: 5/30/2012 5:21:00 AM
    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you Master. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Love, Carol

    Jones Avatar Master Jones
    Date: 6/3/2012 8:55:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Carol for the welcome and those kind words:)