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Dane Land
We drove down the road. I saw such wondrous things. My eyes took in the steep sided grassy valley. In the bottom was a sparkling river. Sun reflected on the water which flowed over rocks. The small river had cut...Read More
Categories: meaningful, nature, tree,
Form: Verse



Love Letter From The Soul XLIV
Hero,


“Love is a hero’s journey, and the hero’s journey is a noble but difficult path.”    — Marianne Williamson


winter wears and wanders in
shaking and frigid
each step taken 
ached, iced and frozen 

there's a crackling under foot
hearts turn to...Read More
Categories: tree, love,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Who Creates Mess
In the grace of the future.

Nature needs to nurture.

Our wisdom is so intricate.

We pollute then forget.



Then we blame others.

For polluting nature.

But when it comes to us.

It's alright, it sometimes happens.



Such is our mindset.

If we do, it's ok.

But for the rest.

We...Read More
Categories: conflict, earth, nature, perspective, tree,
Form: Free verse
FURNITURE AND TREE

 The living room furniture
don't laugh, just cry ...
It well knows that one day,
a beautiful tree
in the forest
once  was ......Read More
Categories: tree, allegory, allusion, art, creation, metaphor, poetry, wisdom,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Palm Trees


Probably one of the most beautiful trees
Talking about palms, gently swaying in the breeze
So unmistakable
Even inspirational
But could leave us with a palm tree disease




...Read More
Categories: tree, nature,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member Smudged Ink
Loin cloth draped around his anorexic body the Buddha

Searched for the Middle Way between Nothing and All

Counted his blessings and figs as his thoughts focussed

In meditation for humility compassion and lasting peace

The tree of life’s branches lightened his shadows of...Read More
Categories: tree, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Rainbow in My Clouds



"A Rainbow in My Clouds"



Do you think 
you are better?
Yes you follow the rules 
like a good girl

of modesty 
self righteousness
genuflecting before fools

Look outside the Circle ;

What you're standing within,
it’s an old boring closed tool 
you run around inside
like a...Read More
Categories: tree, anti bullying, bullying, child, for her, for
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Blackbird is Dead II
Blackbird, blackbird, where have you gone?
Here the limbs you lately danced upon,
In sunset orange, in sunset red,
Now the grapevine says, "Blackbird is dead."

Disbelieving owl cries, "Who? Who?"
Disheartened rooster won't cock-a-doodle-doo.
Nanette laid flowers on the grave.
He took but little, but much...Read More
Categories: bird, death, grief, nature, sunset, time, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Cotton Wool Love Thief Slam
I took a pen to bed with me 1 night
That only i could tell
To comfort all my nightmares away
You see i passed my exams
By counting the wool on sheep
And woke up in another street
With only your face for cover

6 feet...Read More
Categories: tree, slam,
Form: Free verse
Reborn
God gave man the breath of Life.
Took man’s rib, made man a wife.
Beguiled by the serpent, she ate from the tree of knowledge of darkness and light.
She should have never taken a bite.
Her husband decided to join in.
That’s the story...Read More
Categories: tree, christian, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ode To Our Raccoons
Ode To Our Raccoon’s
By: Tom Wright 
1-18-2020

Around two thirty most mornings,
I gaze out the rear window and see.
A family of Raccoon’s foraging,
on pecans from under our tree.

Pecan hulls litter the sidewalks,
but of these morsels I won’t deprive.
For I realize It’s...Read More
Categories: tree, animal, god, nature,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Flushed Shades on Canvas
Blue bells rang at the fields of Flanders and beyond

Orange agency denuded humanity down to the core

Purple Hearts were pinned to hearts full of murder

White phlegm oozed unnerved devilish contagion

Green bile slowly trickled away from soul’s conscience

Yellow sun vanished in...Read More
Categories: tree, good night,
Form: Free verse
15 Years
My January baby that should have been,
Just a small dot full of hopes and dreams.

I think about you all the time, 
Would you have had his eyes or mine?
Were you a boy, were you a girl?
I didn't care, you were...Read More
Categories: tree, angel, baby, bereavement, grief, january,
Form: I do not know?
To my knees I drop
when will the misery dissapear,
why cant i just block the terrors out?
my life will never be clear,
my words are never heard even if i shout,
the pain of a thousand spears,
i've drifted from the correct route,
subdue the tears,
i've lost what my...Read More
Categories: tree, abuse, bullying, child abuse, deep, emotions, pain,
Form: Rhyme
Tree Troll Twister
A tree troll with three toes
tried to trap a leaping leprechaun
with a black claw bear paw trap.
But he stubbed toe three in the trap in the tree,
Snip snap toe three was gone.

The tree troll with two toes
tried to trap a...Read More
Categories: tree, humor, nonsense,
Form: Rhyme
Lazy Bird
A bird perched in a leafy tree
Looking all around
It spied a big fat juicy worm
Wriggling on the ground

This lazy bird kept looking
At the worm from up the tree
And thinking dreamily
I'll have that worm for tea

The worm was oblivious
Of that lazy...Read More
Categories: tree, 1st grade,
Form: Rhyme
January
Icy air whistles around my ear,
as sparkling snowflakes 
dance across the frosty sky.

Tiny snowflakes tickle my 
nose, as i lay in the snow 
making a snow angel.

Shimmering icicles dangling 
from tree branches, and 
snowmen appear on every corner.

Crisp footprints left...Read More
Categories: tree, creation, joy, snow, winter,
Form: Free verse
The Tree's Legacy
The tree is dying,
Its color slowly fading,
Desperate, he keeps writing,
Vaguely Degrading.

The tree knows his time has come,
He knows his death is soon,
So he dwells in what he's become,
Wallowing so dark and gloom.

Though he feels he will leave no legacy,
He'll leave...Read More
Categories: tree, beautiful, desire, farewell,
Form: Free verse
Little Bertha Bree
Little Bertha Bree.
Wanted to climb a tree.
Her parents told her no.
She didn't listen though.
She fell and scraped her knee....Read More
Categories: tree, girl,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member SANTA COMING
                        SANTA COMING

       Santa waits to visit Earth on Christmas.
 ...Read More
Categories: tree, appreciation, christmas,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member IMAGINATION AND MEMORY
I never know what will happen…what memories I’ll see
but I love when my imagination merges with my memory.

My memory picks a person…sometimes quite randomly
and my imagination sets that person…right in front of me.

It happened at the end of a morning...Read More
Categories: tree, immigration, memory,
Form: Verse
Shade
The shade is nice under the large tree, but once the shade is lost, the wanderer will die.
When the small tree can finally leave the shadow of the larger tree, it can feel the sun’s ray.
But the shadow is comfortable,...Read More
Categories: tree, beauty, betrayal, depression,
Form: Free verse
From Death to Life
A leaf on a big tree was happily hanging 
Favorably for every passer-by just to see
He was appreciatively coloured green
Like a bean, he was very much attractive

A treacherous wind rose up to shake’im fall
Forcibly, on the ground he landed green
He...Read More
Categories: tree, abuse, birth, death, hate, jealousy, life,
Form: ABC
Premium Member Nostalgia
On the meadow green near the river Avon,
deep in thought, I stood leaning on  a tree,
Golden Sun rays went painting the town,
When I saw a singing boatman sail past me.

Water rippled and splashed about his oar,
As he stroked the...Read More
Categories: tree, absence, death, deep, grief, lost love, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member in a field laced with nevers

~

Sitting alone 
in a field laced with nevers
that sunlight avoids
as stars fade from view

picking a clover
of unlucky petals
found on the edge 
of a soft summer hue

Seeing a path
leading up to tomorrow
winding its way
past the frown on my face

different scenes
for a...Read More
Categories: tree, good night,
Form: Rhyme

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