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The Cherry Trees

Rating: 3.2
The cherry trees bend over and are shedding,
On the old road where all that passed are dead,
Their petals, strewing the grass as for a wedding
This early May morn when there is none to wed.
Tuesday, December 31, 2002
Topic(s) of this poem: tree
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poopie man joe mama 15 June 2020
it is not you dude
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poopie man joe mama 15 June 2020
poem was super trash get claped sucker
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Nicole ellie 07 July 2018
I WANTED A FULL POEMMMMMM ]: (
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niaz ali 24 June 2018
why cherry tree so special any one answer
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Gaurav 18 January 2018
I want Full poem of the cherry tree
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Brendan O'Brien 12 March 2016
And the benediction continues
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Brendan O'Brien 12 March 2016
How beautiful and succinct.
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Richard Provencher 25 August 2014
This poem is terrific. It displays layers of scenery and we fill in the blanks for creative thinking.
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Nature's continuous cycle birth life death in the petals celebration or tears while they fall it's what the reader perceives...this could have been a haiku but as a short poem it says alot, too.
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Kay Staley 25 August 2014
To strengthen this poem it needs to be longer. Sometimes the shortest poems say it all, but in this case the length is not very memorable because of the topic and the formality of the poem. The first 3 lines are cool, but the last line doesnt seem to go with the poem at all.
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Brendan O'Brien 12 March 2016
Sorry Kay I can't agree with you.I think the last line shows us the ever giving essence of nature's bounty that continues
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