The Tree

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    The Tree

    I found my life in the shaded outline of a bare tree

    beneath a sliver of a moon shining bright.

    The shaded of my tree must have kept me from the truth

    but it opened up to a place far more different than this.

     

    I always found myself there. There I could be me.

    I would escape to a land of my thoughts, hopes, and dreams.

     

    Beneath that tree, surrounded by nothing but pulsing darkness, black

    yet I could see clearly.

    I was free to see what my future may be :

    My dream, my life, my love.

     

    I realize only now what the time there has given me.

    It gave me stars to shoot for, stars that will always glow bright.

     

    Though i've grown and learned to not be so optimisitic,

    that same person under that tree

    is still here whispering,

    Never have faith because it hurts when things don't work out.”

     

    Although in my dark bedroom, I still see that bare tree,

    I can still feel the breeze and still wish it could all be different.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    EyesOfRain commented on The Tree

    09-07-2012

    I love the metaphor of the tree, as if the tree was your own psyche trying to shield you from life's realities. Very interesting to read and I enjoyed it. Great job.

    sk8erpoet

    09/07/2012

    Thank you. I didn't really think of the metaphor, I just happened to be sitting against a tree writing that so, there comes the tree idea hhaa

    EyesOfRain

    09/07/2012

    Haha that is cool too! Either way it's a good piece!

    Poetry is what gets lost in translation.

    Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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