There is a world …

There is a world within this world,

soundless and still,

where an oak tree old

has breathed in sleep through Winter’s chill

with gnarled branches bare and cold;

till one morning with the tender touch of Spring

on lichened bark,

the dreaming silhouette, contorted and stark,

awakens to the sun caressing limbs

with fresh green leaves of promise and of youth

and a silent song sung of renewed life begun …

About atomsofstars

Reticent .. but I hope my poetry speaks for me .. Favourite quotation .. ' Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination.' Ludwig Wittgenstein
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2 Responses to There is a world …

  1. Shermeen says:

    Delight for the eyes, delight for the mind and delight for the very soul. Thank goodness for the poetry that Marya writes.

  2. atomsofstars says:

    Good morning, Shermeen …

    You’re very kind; thank you very much for letting me know how much you enjoy these poems.

    Hope you have a happy day .. a lovely bright morning here in Cornwall.

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