Paul Gerard Reed


Trees - Poem by Paul Gerard Reed

I stand firm here
Immovable
Watch as life goes by
And I have to let you go;

My feet are in the earth
Immovable
I can only sway in the winds
As they sweep to and fro;

What is the meaning of eternity
Uncountable
As men make their mistakes
I watch them come and go;

My arms find life each Spring
Irresistible
But I cannot wrap them around you
I must let you go;

The earth spins and tilts
Endlessly
But I stand firm here
And I must let you go.

Topic(s) of this poem: time


Comments about Trees by Paul Gerard Reed

  • Jaishree Nair (9/20/2015 3:49:00 AM)


    The thread of thought well envisioned. Thanks (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, September 20, 2015

Poem Edited: Sunday, September 20, 2015


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