Guillermo Veloso

Bronze Star - 2,793 Points (September 25 1962 / New York City)

Petrified Things - Poem by Guillermo Veloso

For I am a child of the sea
Though I roost on land,
Tree is my canopy
Earth my deck
My sill is an ocean of petrified things
Crab, Wood, Shell, and Glass
Turned in the gray foam of the sea
And I as these petrified things have
Been turned by the sea, scoured and polished into
What I am….and will become.

Comments about Petrified Things by Guillermo Veloso

There is no comment submitted by members..

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 4, 2011

[Report Error]