Trees, trees, trees
Branches, sticks, leaves
Whipping, gashing, slashing at my arms
I can't get away no matter how fast I run...
Escape May Be Deadly
Trees, trees, treesFeatured Shared Story
What a beautiful poem, one that so many of us can relate to, especially when "relating to" anyone or anything seems like an impossibility. Fabulous ending. Well done!
You said you would always be here for me
But you left as soon as God came calling
You said you would be there the day I graduate
And that I would hear you scream my name as I went byFeatured Shared Story
My mother left me when I was 13. It broke my heart. She was the guiding factor in my life and then...she was gone. I still mourn her, and it had been 16 years.
I want to write about how you make me feel,
How every time I see your face I know that you're real.
I can't describe the feeling you always raise in me.
I can't describe this wash of happiness that you seem to bring,Featured Shared Story
What hurts more than losing someone is knowing you'll lose yourself. You know the only problem with that statement is that when a person knows they will lose someone they try to gain them...
in Flower Poems
No matter where you see a Red Rose
Whether it's in a store or wild and free
You always see it withering
There's never a chance to grieve until it's gone...Featured Shared Story
Flowers are beautiful in every garden. Yes, no wonder you connect to the yellow rose. You are probably a good friend to others as well. The yellow roses represents friendship when you give it...
Glittering eyes, full of smiles
Happy and proud all the way around
Never shad a tear, never scream out in fear
Never shown any signs of disappointment...Featured Shared Story
I have had the same feeling. I have always hid my true feelings for the sake of others. I've cared more about the happiness of others than my own, and it has led me down a very scary path.
Poems by Jacquelyn Upton
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