Mother, Earth, Let me Stay

Discussion in 'Poetry' started by Burn, Jan 1, 2005.

  1. Burn

    Burn Member

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    I miss the days,
    I could run and hide within the fields,
    Swim the sparkled rivers and catch the mountains for a view.

    I see the ways,
    Your love for me, frees another's binding,
    But I've only eighty summers to see,
    Eighty winters, springs and falls...
    Til I sleep away, slip away,
    To the abyss, the unknown.

    My heart aches, knowing that I cannot
    Stay alive forever.

    I'll watch us change and fade away,
    Oh, Mother Earth, won't you let me stay?
  2. kjhippielove88

    kjhippielove88 color + rhyme

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    this is a great poem. it reminds me of the book Tuck Everlasting. keep up the good work

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