AuthorsDen.com  Join | Login 

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

Signed Bookstore | Authors | eBooks | Books | Stories | Articles | Poetry | Blogs | News | Events | Reviews | Videos | Success | Gold Members | Testimonials

Featured Authors: Tianna Xander, iD. Enise, iScott Boyd, iSusan Lindsley, icarlton davis, iCraig Hartpence, iWalt Hardester, i
  Home > Poetry > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Elisabeth Barstowe

· Become a Fan
  Notify me of new titles
  added by this author.

· 185 titles
· 1,018 Reviews
· Share with Friends!
· Save to My Library
·
Member Since: Mar, 2009

   Sitemap
   My Blog
   Contact Author
   Read Reviews


Poetry
· See Me

· Fake it til we make it

· Mankind

· Message

· Addiction

· Road towards empathy

· Ominous

· Date Tonight

· It could be you

· In this Chemical Prison

         More poetry...
News
· Facebook Poetry Page

Elisabeth Barstowe, click here to update your web pages on AuthorsDen.

  Stronger
by Elisabeth Barstowe
Monday, June 21, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.

Share   Print   Save Become a Fan


Recent poems by Elisabeth Barstowe
•  See Me
•  Fake it til we make it
•  Mankind
•  Message
•  Addiction
           >> View all 185



I was seed at first
fell to the ground,
innocent and defenseless.

Many years passed by
as I grew my roots
and matured.

I was shaken by
violent storms
survived heavy downpours
that all seemed to bring
the death of me.

Through the years I
learned to adapt
to my environment
though hostile it seemed
at times.

I kept reaching for the sky
I held my little arms
high in praise to every
ray of sun that caressed
my tiny frame.

Taking only the good with me
discarding patterns of
no use
i learned to thrive
in the harshest of climate.

I have become a giant
not of stature
but of spirit.

I have come far enough
to stand up tall and
strong inside,
though twisted and bent
on the outside.

I'm still tossed by
heavy storms
drenched by fearsome
rain.

But it matters not to me
the sun I have is with me
and I will share with you
until the end of time.

I was small
I was withered.
..Once.
Now I am
Strong, Strong, Stronger.




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


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




Reviewed by Michelle Mead 6/24/2010
Trees are just so amazing. People who pass them by without a notice really miss out on the peaceful feelings they give out. I love what you did with this, combining the seasons with recognizable images of them.
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 6/24/2010
WONDERFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Jason Wise 6/22/2010
Wonderfully insightful.
Reviewed by John Flanagan 6/21/2010
A lovely sustained motif, Elisabeth, filled with promise and conviction.

John
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 6/21/2010
Your strength of character and spirit shines in this poem Elisabeth ~
Blessings,
Christine
Reviewed by D Johnson 6/21/2010
wonderful poem, and a fantastic picture too.

cheers,
dan
Reviewed by Carin Spirit 6/21/2010
Powerful message. I like this. It offers inspiration. Thank you for writing, Elisabeth. Be Well, Carin'
Reviewed by Dayvid Graybill 6/21/2010
Love the metaphors! Another wonderful write from you Elisabeth!

Peace,
Dayvid

Popular
Poetry
(Poetry)
  1. in honor of
  2. Blue Morpho
  3. Life and a Love
  4. Free Spirit
  5. Learning Experence
  6. Australian storm
  7. For Emily
  8. Water Baby
  9. Your Own Nuclear Power
  10. Traveler's Lament
  11. I'm So Happy
  12. Woodsmoke and Possibility....
  13. Defeat
  14. I Wish I Could Tell You...
  15. Eclipse
  16. Springtime Breeze
  17. Morning Thoughts
  18. larger voice
  19. Last Birthday
  20. My Scars




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.