Treasure Island

(De Va)

(The Cosmos)

A Walk In The Woods


As I wandered through the woods
I come upon a squirrel and asked
'Can you see me? '
The squirrel replied,
'I see the acorn that sustains me'

As I wandered through the woods
I came upon a mouse and asked
'Can you see me? '
The mouse replied,
'I see the seeds that fill me'

As I wandered through the woods
I came upon a mole and asked
'Can you see me? '
The mole replied,
'I see the ground that hides me'

As I wandered through the woods
I came upon a wolf and asked
'Can you see me? '
The wolf replied,
'I see the brush that shades me'

As I wandered through the woods
I came upon a deer and asked
'Can you see me? '
The deer replied,
'I see the meadow that cools me'

As I wandered through the woods
I came upon a turkey and asked
'Can you see me? '
The turkey replied,
'I see the vines that conceal me'

As I wandered through the woods
I came upon an owl and asked
'Can you see me? '
The owl replied,
'I see the moon that shines on me'

As I wandered through the woods
I came upon a eagle and asked
'Can you see me? '
The eagle replied,
'I see the air that lifts me'

As I wandered through the woods
I came upon a rabbit and asked
'Can you see me? '
The rabbit replied,
'I see the water that quenches me'

As I wandered through the woods
I came upon a man and asked
'Can you see me? '
The man did not reply
I asked the man,
'Can you hear me? '
The man did not reply
I asked the man,
'Can you feel me? '
The man did not reply
I reached out to touch the man
But the man was not there.

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Submitted: Monday, October 03, 2011
Edited: Monday, January 23, 2012

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  • Deep Mukherjee (1/11/2012 10:42:00 AM)

    This poem has to be really one of the best ones.....no words to express it...respect! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Denis Martindale (10/26/2011 9:53:00 PM)

    After reading this poetry, I wrote a new poem:

    http: //www.poemhunter.com/poem/dream-s-treat/

    Dave asked you to read his poetry Running Wolf:

    http: //www.poemhunter.com/poem/running-wolf/

    When I read that, I wrote a new poem:

    http: //www.poemhunter.com/poem/the-legend-of-running-wolf/ (Report) Reply

  • Dave Walker (10/3/2011 3:18:00 PM)

    I really really loved this poem. The ending
    Was one of the best I've ever read. Loved it.
    May i invite you to read my poem called,
    Running wolf. (Report) Reply

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