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the tree

Sprawled across the track
it lay like some stranded whale,
the dead tree,
centuries old, finally fallen.

No more summer breeze or winter winds,
Just so much wood to be dismembered,
gross, dead, silent and rotten.

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  1. Date: 9/30/2011 6:25:00 PM
    Yes, this one touched me...Enjoyed..Congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 9/30/2011 3:58:00 PM
    Very nicely potrayed picture of the falling tree here.Congrats Barbara on your win.

  1. Date: 9/30/2011 11:35:00 AM
    Congrats Barbara on your first place win with these brilliant beauty words luv...enjoy..

  1. Date: 9/30/2011 9:57:00 AM
    Good morning and congratulations on your 1st Place win in Brian's "Verse" contest Barbara. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/30/2011 9:53:00 AM
    A creative force for Autumn Congrats. on your special poetry. Love,Vie

  1. Date: 10/19/2009 5:50:00 AM

  1. Date: 10/15/2009 12:48:00 PM
    Barbara, congratulations on having your poem selected as one of the winner in the Poetry Soup contest. Way to go! Enjoy your honor. Karen

  1. Date: 10/14/2009 11:31:00 AM
    Many congratulations in this 2009 contest, well done >> James

  1. Date: 10/14/2009 4:03:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in the June,2009 contest sponsored by PoetrySoup Barbara. Love,Carol

  1. Date: 10/13/2009 10:28:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poem. Great work and well deserved. Catch you up the trail ~<><

  1. Date: 10/13/2009 8:16:00 PM
    Barbara congratulations on placing in the finals! Gives a new meaning to the phrase "how the mighty have fallen."

  1. Date: 10/13/2009 7:38:00 PM
    Barbara, Congratulations on your poem winning in the finals!! So happy for you. Love Light Truth Patricia

  1. Date: 9/29/2009 7:46:00 PM
    Barbara, kudos on this selected poem going through the finals! Ruben.

  1. Date: 9/29/2009 11:49:00 AM
    Barbara, congratulations on making the first round of the contest...Raul

  1. Date: 9/29/2009 8:46:00 AM
    Hi Barbara Wow! Awesome Pastoral. You understand the woodland forest so well. I honor that. Thanks for your comments and your invite to read this. I'm sooooo glad I did! Look forward to reading more of your lovely poetry hun. Take care Love Light Truth Patricia Oh, you know I think you would really like "The Blossom Tree" I wrote it some time agao making semi-finals!!!

  1. Date: 9/25/2009 1:58:00 PM
    Interesting perspective. Congratulations on making it through the first round in the contest. Good luck in the finals! Karen

  1. Date: 9/24/2009 12:16:00 PM
    Good work, congrats on making it through...BG

  1. Date: 9/24/2009 11:49:00 AM
    Barbara, congratulations in getting past round one of the competition, good luck with your lovely poem >> James

  1. Date: 9/24/2009 10:07:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poem making it through the first round.Wishing you the best in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/23/2009 4:28:00 PM
    Congratulations on being featured this week, Barbara! Ruben.