Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!


Featured Authors:  Claudio Herrera, iKathryn Perry, iJean-Pierre Gregoire, iRobert Mills, iHugh McCracken, iMichael Wayne, iBurton Pines, i

  Home > Poetry > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Dawn Richerson

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Sponsor Me!
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· Stories
· 811 Titles
· 5,434 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: Before 2003

Dawn Richerson, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Popular Poetry (Poetry)
  1.  larger voice
  2.  I Wish I Could Tell You...
  3.  Transmorpho
  4.  Springtime Breeze
  5.  Woodsmoke and Possibility....
  6.  Controlled Manner
  7.  Not Of Gold
  8.  Day's End
  9.  The Mask
  10.  In Loving Memory
  11.  Potting Plants
  12.  I Wish I Knew
  13.  Old Age
  14.  Time Started
  15.  Springtime Beach
  16.  Running On Empty
  17.  I'm Thankful For
  18.  My Poems
  19.  Morning Walk
  20.  The Daily Unseen Wars

I Am This Tree
by Dawn Richerson

Tuesday, January 31, 2006
Not rated by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Dawn Richerson
•  The Child That Was
•  In the Stone Circle, We Awoke
•  Thorn in Your Flesh
•  It Is a Miracle We Live
•  Shaken Loose
           >> View all 791

I am this tree
gnarly and knotted
scarred through and spotted
longing to be
beautiful again.

This tree is me
stripped of spring glory
strong in this story
waiting to see
my summer friend
his ear to bend
before last sunset.

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!

Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!

Reviewed by jude forese 2/1/2006
your creative roots branch out nicely in this poem ...
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 2/1/2006
Most outstanding Dawn!!

You hold a powerful pen lady!!

love tinka
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope) 2/1/2006
Brilliant poem which moves down your throat like a drop of fresh water, soothing your feelings, comforting your heart and soul.
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 2/1/2006
Waiting for the return of new life in the spring..
Reviewed by William Bonilla 1/31/2006
an outstanding piece
love nature write
this read well
Thanks for sharing

Love & Peace
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 1/31/2006

So many outstanding lines comprise a beautiful tree. Yes, Dawn, you've become the tree, and made us enjoy your foliage. Well done, Poet, friend, well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Peter Paton 1/31/2006
The gnarled and knotted tree has seen it all before, and is ingrained with inate wisdom and perception !
I agree with Michelle below, this is a singularly outstanding tree story Dawn
Reminded me of Treebeard in Lord of the Rings !
Reviewed by Janet Parker 1/31/2006
Beautiful and brilliant. "my summer friend his ear to bend
before last sunset." Love those three lines.
Reviewed by Jane Rodway 1/31/2006
One of the best tree poems i ever read.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/31/2006
Brilliant, beautiful poem! I love trees,especially when they are gnarled and knotted!;-) luv this!

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us

Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.