Linda Pastan

(1932 - / New York / United States)

Something About The Trees Poem by Linda Pastan

I remember what my father told me:
There is an age when you are most yourself.
He was just past fifty then,
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Form: Pantoum

Comments about this poem (Something About The Trees by Linda Pastan )

  • Rookie Jim Foulk (4/10/2007 1:25:00 PM)

    a beautiful piece, i love trees so many memoires of them and what they brought. this was touching poem. (Report) Reply

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,223 Points Jerry Hughes (2/3/2006 1:09:00 AM)

    I think that I shall never see, a poem lovely as a tree... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Philippa Lane (2/3/2006 12:27:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem - I am enjoying your poetry. Linda. Scarborough Gypsy wrote to me enthusiastic about your writing, so I am happy to have discovered you. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Peter A. Crowther (2/2/2006 11:57:00 PM)

    Beautifully conceived and beatifully written (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Raynette Eitel (2/2/2006 10:00:00 PM)

    This is a perfect pantoum, Linda...and the repitition of lines is done in exactly the right way so it does not seem contrived. I've written a few of these and I know they take skill. Good work.

    Raynette (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Scarborough Gypsy (2/2/2006 8:21:00 PM)

    This is fantastic. I love the way the poet has used the reppetition of lines. Wonderful! (Report) Reply

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