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Tangled Vines

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Tangled Vines


Inside a gate stands a long forgotten garden
Once full of beauty and floral aglow
Now un-kept from years of neglect
How beautiful it once appeared
Tended with loving care ,the flowers thrived
Now, only the wind, howls and carries the seeds
Placing them in crevices, to grow in the wild
The tangled vines of the Ivy, wound itself,
Around many plants, strangling the life
So it would survive the upcoming years
Now the garden sits derelict in the sun and rain
Lost in the glamor of yesteryear.

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  1. Date: 7/26/2013 12:25:00 AM
    I LOVE how you did the tangled vine theme, Phyllis. VERY NICE. Hope you are in the winners circle. Thanks also for visiting so many of my recent poems.

  1. Date: 7/20/2013 9:51:00 AM
    this is beautiful and yet so sad - maybe it will be lovingly tended again some day. Hope you're feeling A1 again, my friend, and enjoying the weekend x

  1. Date: 7/19/2013 8:45:00 PM
    wow..Lost in the glam of yesterday... how beautiful and deep.... LINDA

  1. Date: 7/19/2013 3:20:00 PM
    vividly sketched with sullen and beautiful lines,phyl.... love the tone and mood of this one... powerful!..:)

  1. Date: 7/19/2013 11:19:00 AM
    - This garden screaming for green fingers and love. - Beautifully written dear Phyllis! - Have a restful and enjoyable weekend. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)