AliciaPilar Mogollon

Rookie - 185 Points (1969 / indianapolis)

A Hole In The Tree - Poem by AliciaPilar Mogollon

There's a hole in the tree outside
cross the street from my sister's house
like a gaping portal
something calling
reach my hands there to that lip
and grip and stretch and pull it like labia
that stretches wide to release
stretching wide
I'll hoist myself up
and in
and in
right down
to the belly and the soul of that tree
i'll snuggle there
nestle there
amid the wood scent
and dream and dream

Topic(s) of this poem: abstract, escape, inside, mind

Form: Free Verse

Poet's Notes about The Poem

I first wrote this poem in 2007 while staying at my sister's house, I was trying to go through a sort of emotional convalescence, I was looking for places to hide. I just now revised it a tad. June 2017

Comments about A Hole In The Tree by AliciaPilar Mogollon

  • (7/7/2014 10:03:00 AM)

    dream is wonderfully written as a poem and it is nice. (Report) Reply

    Pilar Mogollon Pilar Mogollon (10/10/2015 12:39:00 PM)

    Thank you.

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  • (6/23/2007 4:38:00 PM)

    wow your luck t have found that i once knew a tree that had a hole in it........, it waas dead sort of like how i felt at the time when i saw it (i was a bit dead in side) .., ,

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    Pilar Mogollon Pilar Mogollon (10/10/2015 12:42:00 PM)

    thank you Davidia. Yes, that is kind of how I felt also when I wrote the poem. Though the tree was not dead, I was at a pretty low point, hence my desire to climb in and stay.

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 23, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, June 10, 2017

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