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Why We Tell Stories

Rating: 3.7
For Linda Foster

Because we used to have leaves
and on damp days
our muscles feel a tug,
painful now, from when roots
pulled us into the ground
and because our children believe
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Mahtab Bangalee 22 February 2020
beautiful poem// enjoyable
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Jayatissa K Liyanage 21 February 2020
A poem truly enchanting and at the same time enlightening as well. Thanks for sharing and congrats on your positioning. X
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Dr Antony Theodore 21 February 2020
We sat by the fire in our caves, and because we were poor, we made up a tale about a treasure mountain that would open only for us Expectations, desires, dreams. very fine poem. tony
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Ruta Mohapatra 21 February 2020
How enchanting! It is a story itself, the story of mankind! A great poem of the day!
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Anil Kumar Panda 21 February 2020
A piece from the real world of story telling by grandmas and grandpas. Such an awesome write. Enjoyed thoroughly. Congrats.
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Edward Kofi Louis 21 February 2020
Survival of the fitters! ! Mankind on earth, Stories of life. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Dominic Windram 21 February 2020
Humanity's oral tradition is wonderfully described!
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Ramesh T A 21 February 2020
Due to adverse weather conditions and holidays constrain many to stay at home to talk about life stories to fuel the imagination and dreams of children and all and many versions of same theme go repeatedly by all according to their wish and style paving the way for story telling a nonstop matter in the world indeed! Congrats to Poet Lisel Mueller for having selected as Modern Poem creator today!
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Lauren Rosina 18 March 2016
I love this poem. So true and beautifull.
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Colleen Courtney 17 May 2014
A deep, in-depth write which makes the reader wonder.
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