Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership
Quote of the Day

Quote Left"A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world."Quote Right

by Joseph Addison

  |  Comment

See and share Beautiful Nature Photos and amazing photos of interesting places

A Stone In The Cold 5

Roy Jerden Avatar Roy Jerden - LIFETIME Premium Member Roy Jerden - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail Go to Poets Blog Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled A Stone In The Cold 5 which was written by poet Roy Jerden. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

Read Poems by Roy Jerden

Best Roy Jerden Poems

+ Fav Poet

A Stone In The Cold 5

The hunter hunted, the past comes stalking 
as three men in the high grasses arise.
Sworn enemies all, my skill they're mocking.
They wounded the bear; now they want the prize.

I load, I aim, I pull, my arrow flies
one enemy down, the others advance 
I round the bear and turn toward their eyes 
my buck knife out, I fight on in a trance.

My senses heightened, I exult in pain 
So crisp each forest leaf and grassy blade. 
So fresh the air, and wet each drop of rain. 
Three are down and the bear lies in the glade.

A deathly still descends upon these lands.
Ahead, the bear in sudden motion stands.

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment
  1. Date: 3/15/2014 10:15:00 AM
    Way to go..Great work..Sara

  1. Date: 3/15/2014 2:01:00 AM
    Congratulations on the fine with beautiful sonnet, roy

  1. Date: 3/15/2014 1:11:00 AM
    Hi Roy, , Congratulations, on your Hunt for a Sonnet Gem. Awesomely done. ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 3/14/2014 10:40:00 PM
    Roy, you just get it.. BULLSEYE! Congrats!

  1. Date: 2/8/2014 9:06:00 PM
    Awesome that yours was picked for the crown. this is my early congratulations to you. WEll done, and I still love that idea of yours to hide in the cavity of the bear!! I sure wish they had chosen my sonnet to go with that idea in the ending one. haha

  1. Date: 2/7/2014 11:58:00 AM
    Unsinkable in the ring of joust, Rey. Well mapped out. I am thankful that you appreciated my Yesterday poem.

  1. Date: 2/7/2014 2:27:00 AM
    Outnumbered but not outfought....terrific poem

  1. Date: 2/6/2014 1:52:00 PM
    Reads like the winning sonnet...Thanks for the honor of being honored in your contest...Yesterday when there was only childhood play yesterday..Sara

  1. Date: 2/4/2014 6:45:00 AM
    This is a re-write for the Crown of Sonnets. My original is a different poem called A Stand in the Woods.

    Guzzi Avatar Debbie Guzzi
    Date: 2/4/2014 10:17:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    okie dokey smokey I'll reinsert this one if I can I'm switching back & forth between browsers??