Winter Takes Another V i c t i m

A solemn tree stands alone,
Branches bare.
Except
For a single, brown leaf.

It clings to
Just a thin, snow ridden branch.
Merciless wind blows against the
Nearly dead leaf.

Quite amazing,
Really, how long it has held out.
Under such harsh conditions, it
Viciously hangs by a thread.

Yet, it's not strong enough. With sudden
Zeal, the leaf flies off into a cold, wintry night.





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JustAnotherOwl said...
Oct. 1, 2011 at 11:06 am
The imagery is great in this poem! Wonderful, really! Great job! :)
 
leafy This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 21, 2011 at 1:39 pm
Ooh nice! I like the unique pattern and the inner meanings 5/5
 
MidnightFire said...
Aug. 4, 2011 at 10:22 pm
I like the pattern :) this was really good :)
 
CarrieAnn13 said...
Jul. 24, 2011 at 2:55 pm
Nice!  I like the pattern you used.  And the imagery in this poem is excellent as well. :)
 
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