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

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Clouds pinched in the squeeze
above harvester hollow
quake those placid trees
to gulp each precious swallow
when fortune decrees
the chosen few to follow.

Despite all noble
intentions of enduring,
arrangements global
decimate cells maturing
once trapped immobile
by mortal traps alluring.

The wind picks up speed
in torrential bursts frightening
to stir living seed
that peppers pallid whitening
as knowledge gains speed
to hasten true enlightening.

Copyright © John Weber

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  1. Date: 3/9/2011 3:19:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through round one of PoetrySoup's contest. The best to you in the finals John. Love Carol

  1. Date: 2/5/2011 7:04:00 PM
    Congrats John on "Rooted" being featured. Vince

  1. Date: 7/22/2010 11:48:00 AM
    Today as I read this piece you have written I am thankful that you have shared it with us. I hope you will present us with more of your poetry in the near future. Don't let your ink dry out. I wish you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be John. Love, Carol