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A Wood Of Thoughts

March 26, 2015
By RoseGriesgraber GOLD, Reseda, California
RoseGriesgraber GOLD, Reseda, California
10 articles 52 photos 8 comments

Favorite Quote:
"just made of living stardust"
-Me, 2014


small, is the young forest,
its scope short and underdeveloped,
in time,
leaves grow
and extend  their knowledge.
mighty and vast they may be,
dominating the sky
with the yells of their rife notions.
they age
and come to see that maybe
life is not so jubilant
and the air not so clean
but still
fine.
and so they should,
such is the course.
the trees of the wood settle
into routine
until
they pass rings worth counting,
and die with the pass of peaceful seasons.
yet.
sometimes they die,
not from the cut of foreign blade,
but from their own disease
which feasts
and turns
the trees
black.
it creeps
like the evening’s growing shadows,
and spreads from deep within
to touch all,
and flavors the reaching branches with impurity
until
every part is at a glance, pristine,
but inside harbors only rot


The author's comments:

i would love to hear reader interpretations


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woop said...
on Apr. 2 2015 at 3:24 am
wow this deserves comments


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