The Ambitious Drifter

Words, Images and The Occasional Noise

When The Trees Came Down

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Our ten-minute free-write is back for another round! Tap away on whatever comes to mind, no filters attached. (Feel free to edit later, or just publish as-is).

OK, I haven’t blogged a poem for a while. 10 minutes worth it is………….

When The Trees Came Down

When the trees came down, such weight!
I felt the sound deep through my feet,
The ground passed on the strain.
I thought it strange then, so loud an end,
I had not ever heard them rise.
Only the sly deep rumble,
That was background to my life.

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What’s left of the trees in the field by my house

More words…. .

Mostly Frank

Latimer Naseby. 

 Copyright notice.

3 thoughts on “When The Trees Came Down

  1. I am amazed. This is a bloody good short poem ! (No, I’m not amazed because YOU wrote it ! – I’m amazed because I like it !!!)
    😀

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  2. Absolutely beautiful poem, and so doleful in its gentle observation.

    “I thought it strange then, so loud an end,
    I had not ever heard them rise.”

    Lines so potent for me. Wonderful write. So many thoughts stirred.

    Happy to have found your blog. Happy weekend to you, cheers,

    Autumn Jade

    Like

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