An Escape

July 3, 2013
By kitkat28 GOLD, San Antonio, Texas
kitkat28 GOLD, San Antonio, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"There's gonna be times when people say that you can't live your dreams, this is what I tell them.......Never Say Never!" -Justin Bieber :)

Another day has ended.
Trapped in the stresses
of everyday labor,
I excused myself
to the backyard.
There stood my massive oak tree,
a bulky twig in an immense field--
a shadow of nature
with its arms stretched out .
As I lay in the cushioning green grass ,
I feel vibes of life
from the trunk of the tree.
Beyond the black figure
of the myriad of branches ,
a screen of glimmering white stars2
light up the night sky2,
purple as the grapes of a nearby vineyard .
Each star had its own place,
and distanced itself
equally from one another.

The author's comments:
This is an ekphrastic poem on the artwork "The Lawrence Tree" by Georgia O'Keefe :)

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