Nina B. Doughty

(Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)

The Old Oak - Poem by Nina B. Doughty

It has stood a hundred years
And spread its lofty boughs.
It has seen a thousand lovers meet
And make their sacred vows.
It has given shade to many a tramp
Too tired to make his way.
It has sheltered all the little ones
Who came beneath to play.
It has watched a tiny hamlet grow
From village into town
And now because its in their way
They are going to cut it down!


Comments about The Old Oak by Nina B. Doughty

  • (12/22/2004 11:46:00 AM)


    i like it. the rhyming is really good and adds depth to the poem. i especially liked the ending- its different (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003



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