The Swan Song

by Maple Tree   Jan 7, 2019


Speechless roses fall victim to winter
dormant; within cracks of frozen earth-

they wither away, bone and ash
accompanied by a lost silence.

two become one
life and death.

a petal struggles
to breathe midst harsh breezes
as twigs shake loose
a lonely hibernation.

Spring awaits
a tree looks down
upon the burial of a rose and whispers

"It's time to wake up my love"

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  • 1 year ago

    by Ya----Na

    Beautiful! Brilliant!

  • 1 year ago

    by Milly Hayward

    Another superb piece. Your words conjure such passion and vivid imagery it always moves me. Milly x

  • 1 year ago

    by Michael

    Just beautiful again and again Miss Andrea. When you write, your ink just oozes emotion.
    Much love, M :) x

  • 1 year ago

    by Brenda

    Andrea, your nature poems are second to none. I love, love this piece...its so true and beautiful! Nominated my friend!

  • 1 year ago

    by Star

    There was one time, when I thought that a poem should be perfectly punctuated but as time passed I realized I was wrong. This give beauty to poetry, personalizes it and make the feeling so real!!

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