Heather Burns

Slipping Away - Poem by Heather Burns

ships leaving the
destined for
foreign waters
fearful to tread
unknown territory

slipping away

A lovely blossom
in full bloom
heat scorching
the petals
lets go of the stem

slipping away

a true love once
in the passion
of the sun
cools with the
evening breeze

slipping away.

Comments about Slipping Away by Heather Burns

  • Rookie Kevin Carney (8/8/2010 6:57:00 PM)

    Very nice write. I love the imagery and flow of this poem. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, August 8, 2010

Poem Edited: Monday, March 11, 2013

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