View From A Blackened Heart
A crumbled block of stone,
Surrounded by memories of the past.
Overgrown with weeds,
Poison ivy covering the once
Cobwebs fluttering in the soft breeze,
Glistening in the autumn sun.
Branches of the trees,
Once laden with emerald leaves,
Now left bare and empty..
Twigs, half buried in the fresh earth
Rising up towards the sky,
Seeking to grow,
To be alive.
But they fail,
Crushed and trampled by the
ways of mankind.
The screams of a thousand phantoms of yesterday
Echoing across the desolate woodland.
A flock of birds flies off as one,
Leaving an empty, skeletal forest
To its slumber.
Comments on this poem/writing:
|Tammy (220.127.116.11) -- Tuesday, November 22 2005, 05:20 pm|
Once again awsome write, You write so much of how I feel, and I truly can relate!!! Keep sharing your words with us!
|Mike (18.104.22.168) -- Wednesday, November 23 2005, 12:47 pm|
Thanks, I'm glad you like my writing.. Sometimes its best to let out what you feel. :)
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