Ave Lilik

Rookie (March 25,1978 / Indonesia)

These Trees Older Than Me - Poem by Ave Lilik

These trees older than me
which seen a lot like me
They whisper our sigh
but a sigh is a sigh-

The stars up in the sky
taking prayers whispered to sky
But prayers belong to heaven
it's the business of One in heaven-

and who am I
to try?
nor to cry?

Hearst, Washington DC-US
October 18,2005

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 9, 2010

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