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The Old Willow

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Below is the poem entitled The Old Willow which was written by poet Kennedy Elizabeth. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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The Old Willow

Six feet under the old willow
Worms and maggots eat away
At our love, or was it hate
I can't really say

On his flesh dancing demons dine
Under that old willow
Dust and bone blowing away
All our love, or was it hate
I can't really say

Lay a rose
That will soon wilt away
Escape in my grotesque prose
While you rot away
Six feet under the old willow
Nothing more shall grow

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  1. Date: 2/10/2012 9:56:00 AM
    What a wonderful day I am having sitting here reading such amazing poetry. I am glad yours is amongst the ones I have enjoyed reading today Elizabeth. Thank you for sharing it. I hope you have a very inspirational weekend. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/10/2012 9:20:00 AM
    Very descriptive writing here. This is impressive.

  1. Date: 2/10/2012 5:56:00 AM
    To describe our demise in such a way is exceptional. Nice job

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    Date: 2/10/2012 6:02:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you :)