Metaphor Poem

Poem Comparing Life Stages To A Tree

I started taking an interest in the environment and became aware of the happenings around the world. One day I was peeping outside the window, and suddenly my eye stuck on a small plant near my classroom, and that was when I wrote this.

Featured Shared Story

No Stories yet, You can be the first!

Share your story! (0)

A Tree


Published by Family Friend Poems July 2015 with permission of the Author.

I enter the earth as a small plant
Tiny and helpless like an infant
Then I grow up and become as active
As a school child
Very strong and very wild
Then comes the stage when I am of middle age
Commanding and brave
Like a sailor who can withstand the gigantic waves
After a few years I turn old and my growth becomes slow
And I start to lose all my beauty and glow
In my younger years I was healthy and fresh
Now my health is in a bit of a mess
But whatever age I am, I'll not stop giving you fruits
Unless you pull me out of the soil by my


  • Stories 0
  • Shares 2389
  • Favorited 7
  • Votes 1135
  • Rating 4.20

Back to Top