Rainey Daze and Crazy Nights

Poetry, Paintings, and Ponderings: Through My Eyes

My Dear Old Friend July 10, 2012


He gazes down at me
With wise, soulful eyes
I lean against his knee
As he tells me stories
Of long, long ago
When knights roamed the land
And beauty won the heart
Of the bellowing beast
He holds the answers to questions
Of our near and distant past
He whispers the sweet secrets
Of lovers spoken in the heart
He is old, gnarled and bent
With his numerous years
Wiser than any I have known
He has already lived long
And will live beyond me
My dear old friend, the tree.

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3 Responses to “My Dear Old Friend”

  1. backonmyown Says:

    I’m a serious tree lover. This is lovely.


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