Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Trees Touch The Air

Quietly trees touched the air
inching toward clouds as
they gently tunneled downward

Their branches weighted to the
changing days
slowly sailed ships that
moved onward

Trees with clothes, wheels, and flowers
drawn upon their leaves
now sail their ships
with true natures inaudible
still cling to each other somehow

As their roots breathe in hardened air 
and their branches walk through stone.

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11 comments:

-E- said...

"i asked you first" on your profile gave me a chuckle. just wanted to tell you that.

ABIGAIL NY said...

Lovely poem ... this poem gives me a feel of being on a journey.

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Nicole✗✗ said...

I adore this poem!! I can truly identify with it.

re: your comment
If you work out 03 days a week you are awesome!! I'm sure you don't need the extra 02 days. : )

roseanna2u said...

I love this sooooo much. I feel like I'm walking through stone all day. <3

Siddhartha Joshi said...

Very poignantly written!

Is it the Tsunami you are writing about? Those were the images that came first to my mind as I read through the words...

rivercat said...

hi -E-, thanks for commenting :)
hi ABIGAIL NY, thnx, and nice site you have :)
hi nicole, thnks...sadly I enjoy eating, so I think I need to increase my jogging to compensate for that. :)
hi roseanna, thnx, i think i can relate to that sometimes :)
siddhartha Joshi,yes, the tsumami imagery was heartbreaking,that and talking about trees recently, as well as man's relationship to the planet and the big waves that hit us in the heart too . Thanks for commenting :)

Whatever said...

And with that touch the air is changed.
Taking what we left to make it fresh again, so we can breathe.

Listen you can hear the breeze sigh with pleasure as she passes by. xo

The Dreamer said...

LOVLOVELOVELOVELOVELOVELOVELOVELOVELOVELOVELOVE

"Branches walk through stone"
I adore this. To pieces. Seriously.

Psycho Babbling Basher said...

Anything heart-breaking lately?
Just thought I'd ask, a lot of imagery in that poem.

zonedin said...

You know I've told you this before...It's that pout that really gets me;~) I do love this! You are so good with words and imagery.

rivercat said...

Hi PBB, thnx for commenting...I got your other comment, and Im not sure what happened either :/
:)
Hi zoned, thnx. I'm trying to convince myself that I like to write still. RIght now im really getting into the royal wedding on tv, trying to understand it, carefully listening and watching.