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Where It Begun

Two Sweet Gums wedged side by side One of the two has died Crimson leaves of the living left Life and death side by side Stark bare limbs of death against blue Still reaching for the sun Gradually the limbs decay_fall Never leaves where begun

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  1. Date: 10/29/2013 5:33:00 PM
    Amazing visuals in this poem. I loved the comparison in the line, "Life and death side by side". I think that we are closer to our deceased loved ones, than we realize. Wonderfully emotional work, Sara. I love it! I think that I will be adding this one to my favorites!...Thank you so much for the nice visit!

  1. Date: 10/28/2013 5:25:00 AM
    Awesome autumnal poem! Each line crafted well with yor superb poet's pen. Pls do review my latest too. Warm regards.

  1. Date: 10/27/2013 10:33:00 PM
    Nice work! the words draw a vivid image and you can feel the dead tree. Nice flow with each line. Job well done.

  1. Date: 10/27/2013 7:38:00 PM
    There is something so profound about a dead tree and bare limbs. Love this poem. BG

  1. Date: 10/27/2013 5:30:00 PM
    wonderful poetry and sadness here Sara, yet as you write, side by side and so it is......

  1. Date: 10/27/2013 5:00:00 PM
    Great poem, I have a fascination for dead trees, they are very much part of our landscape in WA. You cannot have life without death...I loved this piece....Peter

  1. Date: 10/27/2013 4:18:00 PM
    I often write of trees allegorically. For they are symbolic of man. Great write.

  1. Date: 10/27/2013 3:42:00 PM
    This is a wonderful write my friend! I really enjoyed reading this amazing poem here this afternoon! You have written a perfect poem on these two companion trees, one living and one that has died! What a phenomenal piece, Great Work!!