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The Trees

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The Trees

They  sway amongst the clouds and azure skies
majestic giants
enfolding my spirit in the webs they hold

I feel the utter strength they posess
as energies are drawn up up up through the core
into tender branches that touch the skies

my child climbs onto the back of one of the giants
held in an embrace
that is both awesome and serene
while she
overlooks the paths the little
ants take
far below.



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  1. Date: 4/13/2009 12:26:00 AM
    You have captured the beauty of the trees in this poem. Once, in a hurricane, I saw their majesty again as they withstood the strong winds. Trees bring beauty day after day. Tree climbing was great, too. This poem is nostalgic to me...and wonderful. Thanks for writing it. Dane

  1. Date: 11/30/2008 5:50:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poem making Round One of the PSoup poetry contest! Wishing you all the best in the finals and have a Happy Holiday season. Peace always, John

  1. Date: 11/11/2008 8:51:00 AM
    Congrats on making it through to the first round! Good luck in the finals! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 11/1/2008 7:24:00 PM
    Cherilyn - Congrats on your poetry making it through to the next round – Great Job & God Bless

  1. Date: 10/31/2008 1:37:00 PM
    Congratulations on making the semi-finals what a great dreamy write! Laura :)

  1. Date: 10/28/2008 10:32:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through the first round. Good luck in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/19/2008 1:40:00 PM
    Hi Cherilyn I didn't want this to end I was enjoying it so much! Your poetic vision paints a beautiful picture as you tell a wonderful story. Enjoyed. Congrats on your feature write this week! Love Light Truth Patricia

  1. Date: 8/18/2008 1:26:00 PM
    Aren't trees a great subject to write poems about!? Nice work. "held in an embrace"

  1. Date: 8/18/2008 12:44:00 PM
    Cherilyn Excellent imagery Wow I loved this write its going to my favorites for sure Congratulations on a wonderful write! Laura :)

  1. Date: 8/18/2008 12:05:00 PM
    Cherilyn - Very interesting way to describe the "Majestic Giants" - Congrats on being featured this week

  1. Date: 8/18/2008 10:11:00 AM
    Congratulations Cherilyn on having your poem featured! Nicole

  1. Date: 8/18/2008 8:25:00 AM
    Congratulations Cherilyn on "The Trees" being featured. Vince

  1. Date: 8/18/2008 6:51:00 AM
    Congratulations Cherilyn on this awesome poem being featured this week. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 8/18/2008 3:35:00 AM
    Congratulations Cherilyn on your poetry being featured this week. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/13/2008 1:55:00 PM
    Beautiful write! Congratulations Cherilyn on your win in Kristin's contest. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 6/13/2008 7:19:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Kristin's contest Cherilyn. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/12/2008 4:34:00 PM
    Congrats on winning in my nature contest - this poem is brilliant. The picture it paints is so vivid and clear, like looking up from the roots and then down with a birds-eye view through your childs eyes - what could be better than that! AWESOME! So well done! Love Kristin