Joan Woodbridge

Freshman - 507 Points (May 9,1933 / Flint, Michigan)

She-Bear's Dream - Poem by Joan Woodbridge

I am She-Bear denned in sweet earth
I dream snow-covered leaves and frozen fields
I dream fish asleep in icy rivers
I dream leafless trees and waning light
I dream the wind that moves the leafless trees above me

for a time, I sleep
dreamless

as I sleep warmth gathers in the den
my breath
heavy with winter begins the thaw
I dream the return of the sun
I dream flowers fragrant and bright pushing out of snow
I dream small green leaves and blossoming trees

Without my dreaming, Spring would never come

Topic(s) of this poem: bear

Form: Free Verse


Comments about She-Bear's Dream by Joan Woodbridge

  • Clarence PrinceClarence Prince (3/1/2017 8:28:00 AM)

    This is so nice! Without my dreaming, spring would never come
    In that case, Joan, keep on dreaming as I so love the spring!
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  • Paul BrookesPaul Brookes (2/11/2017 5:58:00 PM)

    Great piece of writing I enjoyed immensely The old bear buried in his cave in deep Winter sleep you ivoked the feeling of the bear so well thanks Andy: 7) (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Poem Edited: Thursday, February 9, 2017


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