Terence George Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight)

Dying Winter Tree - Poem by Terence George Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight)

the tree shivers
as the winter breeze
drifts by

its skinny body
as the howling wind

its twitchy branches
like skeletal bare bones

it stands still
creaking rustling
as it waves
cold bony arms

its slimy moss
thin covers
its bare body

its huge trunk
is now muddy wrinkly
the branches wave
as the wind howls

it stays still
its wrinkly body

Copyright © Kayla Malachi Craddock

Topic(s) of this poem: Winter

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Written in July 2014 on the 30.7.2014.
Kayla's first poem I took notice of, I liked the title 'Winter Tree Dying' better, she favoured more 'winter tree' 10.9.2014.

Comments about Dying Winter Tree by Terence George Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight)

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (3/9/2015 3:50:00 AM)

    Its hug trunk is now muddy wrinkle. in between joy and grief the tree poem is very much wonderful really. Nice imagery within. (Report) Reply

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  • Jahooru Islam (3/9/2015 3:48:00 AM)

    a perfect winter time description of tress looking...have nice imagery too.... poem of picture of winter (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 9, 2015

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