Treasure Island

Tango Tango


Beauty and the Beast


Nature is beautiful, quiet, and serene,
nature is the forest, with its many shades of green.
Nature is the birds, welcoming in the dawn,
nature is a calf, struggling to its feet as soon as it is born.
Nature is a salmon, swimming against the stream,
nature is a volcanic geyser, venting off steam.

Nature is a beast, kicking up a storm,
nature is the trees, all bent, and broken, looking so forlorn.
Nature is lightning striking the ground,
nature is a forest fire, consuming all around.
Nature is a tornado, with its screaming roar,
nature is a tidal wave, washing every thing ashore.
Nature can be a beauty, and nature can be a beast.

~ Tango ~

Submitted: Tuesday, July 08, 2008

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  • Seasha Boebeesha (3/30/2010 11:41:00 PM)

    Wat type of poem would u call this? A couplet? Because to me the rhyme scheme goes aabcaa aabbccd? I'm new at this do u mind helping me? (Report) Reply

  • Jean Dament (9/16/2009 8:57:00 PM)

    I enjoyed this poem with it's comparison of nature being both beauty & beast at times. Thanks for sharing.
    Ravensong (Report) Reply

  • Cindy Kreiner Sera (4/1/2009 9:10:00 AM)

    Yes Nature is all that - can destroy to beautify and restore.... element of force within these lines, well written piece - Cindy (Report) Reply

  • Susan Bagley (10/12/2008 10:21:00 AM)

    very nice Tango, I liked this and will read more of your poems.I like the title for the content, very cleaver.
    regards,
    Susan (Report) Reply

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