Bull Hawking


I Remember


I remember the mulberry tree
in.grandmaw's back yard
We ate and threw berries for fun.
There was a limb that made a complete circle.
It was our cockpit of our imaginary plane.
It was also the control room of our spaceship.
Our hands and mouths were purple
So we were aliens right.
It was fun.
Sometimes if we were sad
or just needed to think
We would climb up there
Hide among the rough.green leaves.
The tree was like a friend
Who listens but doesn't tell your secrets.
The tree saw our fights too
Like the time you threw a rock
That hit me right in my eye.
You cried because you thought
You had blinded me.
Or maybe because you thought
I would hit you with my fist.
I forgave you. Mulberry saw it all.
Sometimes now I pretend
Mulberry is still my friend.

Submitted: Friday, July 12, 2013
Edited: Friday, July 12, 2013

Form:


Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (I Remember by Bull Hawking )

Enter the verification code :

  • Veteran Poet - 3,219 Points Pradip Chattopadhyay (7/12/2013 4:58:00 AM)

    Sometimes now I pretend
    Mulberry is still my friend.

    sweet memories of childhood! the child in us refuses to part. great write Bull. (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. The Giving Tree, Shel Silverstein
  2. Universally Respected, James Brunton Stephens
  3. Respect, David Harris
  4. A Christmas Carol, William Topaz McGonagall
  5. Went up a year this evening!, Emily Dickinson
  6. Myself, Edgar Albert Guest
  7. Heavenly Father, Emily Dickinson
  8. Sonnet: Respect, Dr John Celes
  9. Respectability, Robert Browning
  10. Where Is The Respect, Ronell Warren Alman

Poem of the Day

poet Paul Laurence Dunbar

I Found you and I lost you,
All on a gleaming day.
The day was filled with sunshine,
And the land was full of May.

A golden bird was singing
Its melody divine,
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Heal Us, Sandra Feldman
  2. Let's Be Positively Civilized, Sandra Feldman
  3. Communist Goons, Bijay Kant Dubey
  4. Trinmul Congress Party's Gift Is The Fre.., Bijay Kant Dubey
  5. Dark Chapter, Abdullah alHemaidy
  6. The Sun Sings in You, Patti Masterman
  7. Desolate Fox, Prasad Natarajan
  8. Real Poverty, Abdullah alHemaidy
  9. A Dream In My Soul, Spiritwind Wood
  10. Peace, Leonard Champlin
[Hata Bildir]