RoseAnn V. Shawiak

Gold Star - 133,146 Points (October 6,1950 / New Jersey)

A Mesquite Tree - Poem by RoseAnn V. Shawiak

Riding down the freeway, seeing a mesquite tree
crawling up a mountainside - almost to the top
of it.
Gently bent forward, making the upward climb
against all odds, knowing in it's roots it
would never really make it to the top.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 9, 2014

Poem Edited: Friday, January 10, 2014

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