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Heartwood Poems - Poems about Heartwood

Heartwood Poems - Examples of all types of poems about heartwood to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for heartwood.
Vouves Olive Tree
...Vouves Olive Tree. (The olive tree of Vouves estimated to be over 3000 years old. Still producing delicious olives on the isle of Crete in Greece. The exact age of the tree can not be determined b......Read More
Categories: heartwood, food, green, miracle, nature,
Form: Haibun

Premium Member Fond farewell
...Merry is the way you spin me around, its no hard sell Just you and I enjoying time on a two-person carousel I heard no sound when that heartwood tree fell Focused only on your sweet scents......Read More
Categories: heartwood, cute love, love, woman,
Form: Monorhyme
Kama-Rupa and the Spiral Phyllotaxis of Plants
...Be it ray or fusiform cells The celestial harmonica violently Pushes through every sun-fed Plant until its initials become The spokes of a bicycle wheel We build bamboo towers now The inner b......Read More
Categories: heartwood, appreciation, art, beauty, earth,
Form: Free verse
Top Secret
... The redwoods’ fairy ring, wall in a family secret Only, not all roots dig as deep… Parched, some shrivel, loosening the circlet Shush….the tallest ones whisper steep Elegance alas, the needy ......Read More
Categories: heartwood, allusion,
Form: Terza Rima
...Rank and file perfection. Uniform: green and brown Bolt upright, their own space. Parade-ground precision. Standing to attention. Obey rules. Freewill gone. Front line facing attack. Sharp s......Read More
Categories: heartwood, nature, pain, tree, violence,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member A HEART BLEEDS
...Blue smoke, smell of two-stroke. A chainsaw screams. Steel claws cleave live flesh. Flakes of bark flung afar. The heartwood bleeds, tears of sap. A conifer trunk creaks, lists. Its weight ......Read More
Categories: heartwood, environment,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Spirits In The Wood
... Standing all alone in the woods; eyes shut, I feel the lilting light. Sun dodges needles through the crown, beams land on my skin softly so. Brisk breezes quicken and rustle. Bristlecone pin......Read More
Categories: heartwood, death, earth, fantasy, sin,
Form: Free verse
Thin Skin of Life
...This world we inhabit, a giver of life That on the surface is so rife, Akin to a tree’s cross-section, A thin cambium bound by natural selection. The atmosphere the outer bark that protects L......Read More
Categories: heartwood, animal, earth, environment, nature,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Springsound
... A flood of grackles, black-leafing the tree who seem to’ve forgot that its not Winter; it’s Spring and everything is about to flower. Eva says they are starling and they may be. She says......Read More
Categories: heartwood, bird, nature, sound,
Form: Free verse
The Hollow tree
...The hollow tree of a man, squirreling things away the best he can, ......Read More
Categories: heartwood, bereavement, death, desire, father
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Rugged Path
...Traveler's Guide to the Rugged Path Millions tread the rugged path as nomads groping in a murky mist eyes and hands aloft; prayerful…hopeful. Few chance upon a wondrous tree, bearing......Read More
Categories: heartwood, allegory, change, christian, confusion,
Form: Free verse
In Heartwood Forrest
... Subtle comes the mourning In light laced with night Like concentric circles forming In the Forrest's biography of life For children grow in truth like trees It's lesson is wisdom's offering Spiral ......Read More
Categories: heartwood, courage, family, grief, tree,
Form: Quatrain
The Tree
...The Tree Frank Halliwell This ancient leafy giant that's endured three hundred years Seems to tremble as the chainsaw. through it's heartwood rips and ......Read More
Categories: heartwood, tree,
Form: Rhyme
...Sprouted in soil, not rich nor poor surprisingly the seedling grows under the toughest conditions. Nature is false, though one may not believe- the burning in the blistering summer, the drowning in ......Read More
Categories: heartwood, boyfriend, emotions, father, girl,
Form: Free verse
Chestnut Blight
...As each fatigued day culls my nature Mine mind does Judas thee And tinker pon the waves of hope Muted Banshee My blighted roots once writhed hitherto Severed from earths comely breast Mother natures......Read More
Categories: heartwood, hope, nostalgia, , Lullaby,
Form: Free verse

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