Withering hands

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
An old sad tree

Submitted: January 08, 2012

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In long dead woods quiet and dark

Embedded long in the soil

There stood a sentinel silent and stark

Nothing to do but inertly toil

Black was its hide and bark

Inside was a heart smothered with oil

It’s life a dim and dying spark


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