Trees of Ash

November 23, 2011
By Kayla1115 BRONZE, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
Kayla1115 BRONZE, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
4 articles 0 photos 17 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life is short, it's not a dress rehershal."


Trees of dark ash
Surround the forest of gray
Red embers spark beneath
My feet on the orange grass of blaze

Black dulls the sky
Smell of smoke arises
From the dead forest day
It brushes and sways above the loam
Mounting high and above
Almost reaching the sky

My hand touches the wilted foliage
That runs through my fingers like sand
Smell of demise burns my eyes
Leaving a trail of weeps
Left to follow

I hear screams and whimpers coming
Deep down the dark trail where
Misery lies ahead
Leaving most to their grave while
Sadden faces leaves memorizing
Thoughts

Clouds run heavily through the sky
Of murk
Daze and bewilderment
Stains faces of those who
Watch it smolder and
Splinter to the ground of blackness

Dreary is what fills
The existence that defies
Life and the
Trees of Ash



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on Jan. 23 2012 at 10:43 am
Helena_Noel BRONZE, Burnt Hills, New York
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Favorite Quote:
“I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day; I'd rather one should walk with me than merely tell the way: The eye's a better pupil and more willing than the ear, fine counsel is confusing, but example's always clear.” -Edgar Guest

Great job, love it! It almost seems like a discrition of H.e.ll, but it also seemed a little familiar..... or maybe I've just heard he.ll discribed alot, since my older sibs are fond of writing stories about the Apocolypse. What was it you were discribing?

on Jan. 3 2012 at 6:10 pm
Kayla1115 BRONZE, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
4 articles 0 photos 17 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life is short, it's not a dress rehershal."

Thank you for the comment, and yeah I'm not much of a rhyming poet. I just never seem to do quite well with rhyming words. Lol! And I will surelly keep writing! Thnks :)

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on Jan. 2 2012 at 4:41 pm
Loftus GOLD, Ocoee, Florida
11 articles 1 photo 88 comments

Favorite Quote:
"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the one who'll decide where you'll go." -Dr. Seuss

Wow! This is really an amazing piece. I really liked the imagery and the fact that there wasn't a true rhyme scheme. Keep writing(:

on Dec. 22 2011 at 9:32 am
Kayla1115 BRONZE, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
4 articles 0 photos 17 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life is short, it's not a dress rehershal."

Thnks for the great comment. I'm glad that you liked the imagery, beacause that was my main focus was to bring the reader into the scene. Thnks again!! :)

on Dec. 16 2011 at 9:30 am
Cody_Goelz PLATINUM, Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
Only God Can Judge Me
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life goes on
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this is amazing I love your sense of imagery it makes me feel like i am there this is really good keep up the good work

 


on Dec. 16 2011 at 9:22 am
Kayla1115 BRONZE, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
4 articles 0 photos 17 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life is short, it's not a dress rehershal."

Lol you are too funny! Thks for you lovely comment and i will surely write some more stories for those to be enteratined.  :) ;)

on Dec. 16 2011 at 9:12 am
PI_CA_BO BRONZE, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
2 articles 0 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
The higher you climb, the longer you fall, but in the end it's worth it all.

I think you did a very good job on this poem.  I love free verses and my favorite was on the orange grass of blaze.  Keep writing cause i'm waiting for more.


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