~ WEEP NO MORE ~

wpid-imag1170.jpgWeep no more my Willow tree
Your tears drop one by one
Your haunting beauty soon to be
Asleep til Winter’s done

Likes notes of a song that linger and stay
Your harmonious hues hang on
Soon on the ground your leaves will lay
Your melody all but gone

A golden pool atop the grass
How pretty yet how sad
Your luscious green is gone alas
Now looking oh so drab

A blue jay flutters on your limb
Causing you to shed
This is a struggle you will not win
The time has come for bed

 

 

I watch you weep before mewillow2
Quietly without a sound
Soon dormancy absorbs thee
Your leaves come lilting down

But don’t you fret my Willow dear
It’s time for no more weeping
Although you stand now stark & bare
Your sorrow will soon be sleeping

Rousing once again in Spring
Draped in glorious splendor
Hearing Willow as you sing
Your weeping oh so tender

27 thoughts on “~ WEEP NO MORE ~

  1. I love this Deb! It’s beautiful!

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  2. This is pure beauty! I love it

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  3. lovely poem…you made the weeping willows proud….kat

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  4. sleeping sorrow… nice usage…
    so lovely poem..

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  5. At first I was a bit skeptical…but the first stanza with its wonderful flowing lines and perfect rhyme…I was completely taken in. Very very nice. well done. And yes, it’s great to read a poem with rhyme and memorable images. Thanks for sharing.

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    • Aw, thanks Paul, I’m so happy you liked it! I was so inspired by the tree and it’s leaves dropping one by one I knew I had to write about it. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  6. Awesome stuff, Deb!
    I felt as one with the tree. And making the reader feel like he’s witnessing the scene is a victory for any writer!
    Congratulations on that!
    ๐Ÿ˜‰
    What’s coming up next?
    Something to do with the rain??
    ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Keep rhyming, Deb!!

    Cheers!
    Aamir

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