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Weeping Willow
by Nan C Loyd
Tuesday, March 27, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.
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When I was young and innocence was fresh

I played under an old weeping willow.

I don’t know why it has such a sad name.

I had so much joy hidden away in that fantasy land

dreaming and imagining under that tree

of my future and happiness and love.

Then life came along

and I wasted so much time weeping like that willow

that I almost forgot the times I played

and just knew my prince charming would come along.

What took you so long?


© 2007 Nan C.        




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Reviewed by Regis Schilken 8/4/2013
I'm glad he came along!

What would life be if it wasn't shared?
Reviewed by Frances Seymour 8/6/2011
Nan, We've all wasted a certain amount of time and yet we are so grateful for the journey as you've cleverly shared. Blessings...Frances
Reviewed by Madeson Penny 9/13/2010
Perhaps the best tree there is. My all time favorite too.
Reviewed by Linda Law 7/2/2008
Darn it... sometimes we sure do have to kiss alot of ugly frogs before that Prince finally comes along! Sure hope you got a good one! lindalaw
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 6/10/2008
A wonderful use of imagery. The emotion in this poem is raw and real - true to life. Well done!
Reviewed by Christy French 4/5/2007
Oh, lovely. Thanks for sharing.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Parsons 3/27/2007
My favorite tree is the weeping willow and I too had many a joyous day playing and dreaming under one as a child. I love this poem and as you said life came and with it the weeping, but I remember well my dreams of youth and still hold many such dreams close to my heart. Thank you for reminding me of some them. Elizabeth

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