The Forest Deep

May 2, 2011
By HisPurePrincess ELITE, Flemington, New Jersey
HisPurePrincess ELITE, Flemington, New Jersey
132 articles 33 photos 483 comments

Enter, stranger, into the forest deep
Be wary on your journey
From here to mountain steep
Lurking, quiet, in the shadows of the trees
Sits many an unearthly beast
Could give you cause to flee
Softly, stranger, treading on the moss
In this forbidden hollow
Where you dare to cross
Moving, silent, stirring on the wind
Echoes of some voices gone
Perhaps they are your kin
Stop, stranger, stand unmoving still
While deer pass in front of you
To lap water at the rill
Cautious, slowly, kneel beside the brook
Drink as much as you wish
Free for those who look
Now, stranger, be going on your way
Follow the low winding path
Be careful not to stray
Hurry, faster, do not once look back
Until you leave the forest deep
On that lonesome track

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The author's comments:
I wanted to write something reminiscent of Robert Frost, so I just let my mind play around with words and the first line came to me. Then I wrote the rest. I love writing things that are spectral and mystical, haunting and deep.

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on Jul. 1 2011 at 4:01 pm
HisPurePrincess ELITE, Flemington, New Jersey
132 articles 33 photos 483 comments
thank you dear:)

RandyA. GOLD said...
on Jun. 28 2011 at 6:14 pm
RandyA. GOLD, Bergenfield, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
What goes up must come down

love it...

on Jun. 28 2011 at 10:12 am
HisPurePrincess ELITE, Flemington, New Jersey
132 articles 33 photos 483 comments
well, i've got like, 80 more things up here, mostly poems, a few articles and artwork.  just click on the "more by this author" link.

faerest BRONZE said...
on Jun. 22 2011 at 10:53 am
faerest BRONZE, St Paul, Minnesota
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ahahaha yeah... sometimes you can surprise yourself! you'll never know what will happen next! I hope you continue to write! ^^ I'm really looking forward to reading more of your works!

on Jun. 14 2011 at 3:37 pm
HisPurePrincess ELITE, Flemington, New Jersey
132 articles 33 photos 483 comments
Thanks so much!  Of course, when I read it over again, I want to take it apart and make it better, but that's good, right?  I wrote another poem that sort of goes along with this theme, except it's about a murder(which is weird, because I never thought I'd write something like that.)

faerest BRONZE said...
on Jun. 12 2011 at 2:10 pm
faerest BRONZE, St Paul, Minnesota
3 articles 0 photos 17 comments
Its like you said, this poem is really mystical, haunting and deep.... it's.. what's the word? idk, but it leaves me wanting to know more... perhaps riveting is the word i'm looking for...


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