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In the Shadows of a Once Existent Wood MAG

March 2, 2010
By BeatlesFreak BRONZE, Mason, Ohio
BeatlesFreak BRONZE, Mason, Ohio
3 articles 6 photos 7 comments

i'm sure
that once,
a long time ago
there were
trees in the view
with leaves of yellow
and green.

i imagine
i can still hear cascades
crashing in the distance,
their crystal water
gleams in the sunlit

the warm sun would have
shone in
through the extinct canopy
and the light would pour
upon the ground.

but now,
the only rays of light come from
the gleaming
star light years away
and the moon in a cloud-covered
they barely
illuminate the area.

a slight breeze gives me
a chill
as it wanders through
my hair,
as i stand
secluded from the rest
of the world
in this once-existent wood.

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leafy said...
on Apr. 13 2012 at 11:22 pm
leafy, City, Other
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Favorite Quote:
Gil: I would like you to read my novel and get your opinion. 
Ernest Hemingway: I hate it. 
Gil: You haven't even read it yet. 
Ernest Hemingway: If it's bad, I'll hate it. If it's good, then I'll be envious and hate it even more. You don't want the opinion of another writer. 

*adds poem to her favorites*

G. said...
on Oct. 6 2011 at 8:18 pm
This is a truly haunting poem. It puts images in my head that make me shiver. A wonderful job

faerest BRONZE said...
on Jun. 12 2011 at 2:03 pm
faerest BRONZE, St Paul, Minnesota
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This is an AWESOME poem, it has details and i LOVE nature, i have fallen in love with this poem lol

Duckie430 said...
on Dec. 9 2010 at 12:27 pm
Duckie430, Riverside, Rhode Island
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Favorite Quote:
“The secret to life is being who you are and being happy with who you are.”
"Whatever does not kill you only makes you stronger."

i like this alot!!! you have alot of talent!!!

on Sep. 17 2010 at 9:30 am
Swindlewick SILVER, ..., Washington
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Favorite Quote:
"I do not agree with what you have to say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it." ~Voltaire

Wow! This is amazing. It reads really easy and smoothly. You have a gift! Keep writing!