Heather Burns

The Willow Weeps - Poem by Heather Burns

A weeping willow stands
looking out over the

gracefully bends as the
trade-winds whip through
her hair

winter is quickly

icicles are forming
the days turn cold
nights are lonely

but soon spring will
the weather begins to

ice starts to melt
she begins to cry
the waters flow again.

Comments about The Willow Weeps by Heather Burns

  • Silver Star - 4,414 Points Smoky Hoss (9/9/2013 12:43:00 PM)

    What a great picture within words; superb poem! Pure pleasure to read. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 9,262 Points Geetha Jayakumar (9/7/2013 1:34:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem on Willow tree, Heather...Love the way you portrayed it beautifully. Loved it. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 537 Points Mohabeer Beeharry (9/7/2013 8:35:00 AM)

    Willow has always been one of my favourite trees.
    But I have not been able to sing about it.
    I feel very happy with this poem.also because it is beautiful and soothing.

    Mohabeer Beeharry (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,127 Points Dave Walker (9/5/2013 2:30:00 PM)

    A beautiful poem, I love the weeping willow tree. A great write. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,825 Points Anthony Di''anno (9/5/2013 1:41:00 PM)

    Lovely poem Heather. Weeping willows are indeed majestic trees. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 39,822 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (9/5/2013 10:19:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem on nature, only a queer eyes can grasp and a poet/poetess glory to be the LORD than sharing (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,474 Points Clarence Prince (9/5/2013 9:35:00 AM)

    But soon spring will return
    The weather begins to warm.

    What great hope, from a faithful writer!
    Heather, may you be blessed! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,722 Points David Wood (9/5/2013 4:48:00 AM)

    Lovely nature poem Heather. The weeping willow is indeed a lovely tree. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,267 Points Pradip Chattopadhyay (9/5/2013 3:03:00 AM)

    gracefully bends as the
    trade-winds whip through
    her hair

    Beautiful! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, September 5, 2013

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