Allan James Saywell
Christmas Island
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A Walk Through A Cemetry

Rating: 5.0
The path was narrow and cobbled in sandstone
Birds warbled and squabbled and pecked sweet honey
From brilliant flowers, that flowered a tree
Just like a still life that sit on an easel
The artificial pond was brimming with colourful life
Fishes and tadpoles and frogs that sat on green lillies
Artificial gnomes watching in awe
At life, so alive, so alive, like you and me
Just like a still-life, that sit on an easel
Just past the pond, a new world awaited me
Rows and rows of silence greeted me
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Lyn Paul 13 March 2018
A lovely picture painted of your beautiful walk in a cemetery filled with nature and history.
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Akhtar Jawad 13 March 2018
At life, so alive, so alive, like you and me Just like a still-life, that sit on an easel A good poet can see the beautiful life in a cemetery as well and Allan James Saywell, said well about it. Congrats.
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Edward Kofi Louis 13 March 2018
The path was narrow! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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The Truth 13 March 2018
Did nobody notice the misspelled word in the title? Nor the grammar mistakes in the poem? You all say it's a great write. What hypocrites you all are!
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Jayatissa K.Liyanage 13 March 2018
The natural tranquility in a cemetery is well painted. Congrats for being the member's PoD.
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Bipasha D 13 March 2018
There is a soothing stillness in the poem. Heartiest congratulations for the selection !
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Glen Kappy 13 March 2018
ii like this, allan. like the accessible and familiar picture you create, like the vibrant scene you create against the setting of the cemetery (you'll need to correct the spelling) , like how you let us infer meaning from the scene you create. i look forward to reading more poems by you. -glen kappy
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Tom Allport 13 March 2018
a nicely descriptive poem that painted a picture fit for any easel? well written Allan
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Bernard F. Asuncion 13 March 2018
Allan James, such a poignant poem of the day.... congrats for being chosen... a big 10++++
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Muzahidul Reza 13 March 2018
The path was narrow and cobbled, ..... well penned, congrats. and thanks for sharing
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