The Mystery of the Stones

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Shadows cast their shimmering glow,
upon the civilization that had once been.
They dwelled beneath the rolling clouds,
leaving their culture behind in a ruin.
Abandoned by man, ages ago,
standing proud, becoming one with nature.
As mysterious as the endless sky,
where they came from, no one will know.
The civilization that once had been,
and the mystery of the stones.





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Shnitz said...
Mar. 10, 2011 at 8:18 pm
Well done!!!
 
tbear said...
Mar. 10, 2011 at 8:29 am
Madison gets it... the stones want to cry out the story that happened within.. but will always be a mystery to us!
 
beachy replied...
Mar. 11, 2011 at 5:47 pm
Great comment!  Tbear get it, too!
 
robroy said...
Mar. 10, 2011 at 6:22 am
Excellent interpretation of the painting!  
 
Vic and Gen's Mom said...
Mar. 9, 2011 at 9:01 pm
This is a beautiful poem, very reflective of the painting!
 
poemloverxoxo said...
Mar. 9, 2011 at 8:16 pm
Love this painting! the poem was a wonderful potryal of the Stonehenge!!
 
poetprofessor said...
Mar. 9, 2011 at 8:15 pm
Wonderful work! I would love to show this to my english class it is the perfect intro to our romantic poem chapter!
 
ilovepoetry said...
Mar. 9, 2011 at 8:04 pm
   Nice free verse.  It fits the style of Stonehenge as well as the painting. 
 
ChrisGer said...
Mar. 9, 2011 at 8:02 pm
 This made me think of my favorite stories from the Outlander series.  Good interpretation of the painting!
 
annmon said...
Mar. 9, 2011 at 7:51 pm
I love this poem!  I gave it 5 STARS. I googled the painting and I thought it really put the painting into words. Great job!
 
ASJEnglishteacher said...
Mar. 9, 2011 at 7:50 pm
Impressive commentary on the painting! I accidentally clicked one star, but meant to give it a 5!   A+
 
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