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...Not Far From The Tree

Rating: 3.3
An apple bored to just be hanging
had tried, through frequent heavy banging
to cut himself loose from the tree,
he wanted also to be free,
as some of his esteemed round friends
had fallen down near the old fence.

To no avail were here his tries
only the wind did hear his cries,
and on a day with heavy cloud
it started whistling rather loud
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Barry A. Lanier 12 February 2009
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Pacific Hernandez 29 September 2008
A very good poem. Pleasing. I like the rhymes.
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Janelle Morehart 18 October 2007
Wow, such great writing and wonderful ryhme (thats most likely spelled wrong sorry) I loved this piece a lot! I'll save this page so I can read it a few more times haha. Great work. Loved it!
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K K 06 March 2007
Very true....we know not what we teach to our children. KK
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Alison Smith 26 January 2007
A lovely tale well worth the read... Alison
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Linda Ori 12 July 2006
Interesting and a bit sad (for the apple, that is) . Sometimes we give up our lofty dreams to just be one of the bunch - and then find out it's not what we thought it would be. Simple and a pleasure to read. Thank you............. Linda
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Duncan Wyllie 16 April 2006
I really enjoyed this one, the apple knew of its true place in time no matter how absurd it's postion seemed, a great use of imagery and wording, Love Duncan
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Natshia Bellgini 15 December 2005
A good poem. This world need more humor. I liked thisl natshia
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Mahnaz Zardoust-Ahari 05 September 2005
Cute poem...Enjoyed it very much!
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Terry B 10 August 2005
I enjoyed this write, brought a smile to my face. I like the meaning behind this, great write.
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