Jack Growden

Rookie - 278 Points (1997 / Townsville, Australia)

Tear-Shaped Lake - Poem by Jack Growden

On a lonely walk I stumbled upon
A calm blue lake in the shape of a tear.
One lost his way in exploratory bliss
Though I have guessed it is not far from here.

It was upon the banks that I wondered
Would I feel pure or rather exposed?
In the end it was perhaps the piercing blue
Which made me then settle on what I chose.

Thus I waded quite tense into the pool
And within an instant felt clear and cleansed –
As if worry was a painted phantom
And all had become simple, at least thence.


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Copyright Jack Growden,2014. https: //www.facebook.com/jackgrowdenwriting

Comments about Tear-Shaped Lake by Jack Growden

  • Rookie - 278 Points Jack Growden (4/19/2014 8:01:00 PM)

    Thanks Mike! ! Hope all is well. (Report) Reply

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  • Freshman - 753 Points Mike Barrett (4/19/2014 9:26:00 AM)

    Hi Jack, good write - an 8 on 10. Cheers! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 278 Points Jack Growden (4/13/2014 10:02:00 PM)

    Thanks Marco for your kind feedback. I invite you to read the rest of my collection. Jack. www.facebook.com/jackgrowdenwriting (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 34 Points Marco Angelo (4/13/2014 6:01:00 AM)

    well written Jack. i love this beautiful work.
    keep up writing
    Marco. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 5, 2014



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