Heather Burns


Willow Weeps Poem by Heather Burns


A weeping willow
stands silently
at the waters edge

waiting for a breeze
to cool her passion
in the summer heat

eyes become misty
a gentle rain begins
to fall slides down
her cheek

drips into the water

a breeze catches long
hair tangles it with
thoughts

weaving patterns of
yesterday
yesterday so clear
calming

so many familiar
faces
familiar and alive
images emerge
images of someone
special

Reflections of the
past linger
haunting memories
she looks away in
wonderment.








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Submitted: Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Edited: Saturday, August 09, 2014

Topic of this poem: nature


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  • Rookie - 299 Points Adeline Foster (6/21/2014 12:11:00 PM)

    Lovely construction. Memories linger. Read mine - Memory is a Cheating Thing -
    Adeline (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,489 Points Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (2/26/2014 12:51:00 PM)

    Full of feelings and pregnant with passion yet tempered with tenderness! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 189 Points Gary H (2/20/2014 11:51:00 PM)

    This is so amazing! ! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,549 Points Amitava Sur (2/12/2014 5:17:00 AM)

    A passionate write with the memories of the good old days and missing some one special..... very heartfelt.

    You may read my poem My utter cry. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 123 Points marvin brato (1/19/2014 4:22:00 PM)

    Reminiscence of memories make the heart sentimental, tears refreshes it! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,063 Points Kanav Justa (1/17/2014 8:50:00 AM)

    , , a beautiful nwrite heather, , well done, , (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,591 Points Noreen Carden (1/13/2014 7:33:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem Heather i had to read it a second time to understand its meaning.i particularly liked the second verse.Wonderful write and lovely to read (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 13,881 Points * Sunprincess * (1/10/2014 4:54:00 PM)

    ......for a second I thought you were speaking of the weeping willow tree then I discovered you was speaking of a girl who lost someone dear to her...a brilliant write...love the imagery.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 284 Points Joseph Anderson (1/9/2014 1:18:00 PM)

    Allegorical, but brilliant. An inanimate object comes to life. Much depth in few words (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,811 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (1/9/2014 6:54:00 AM)

    Reflections of weeping willow bring beautiful memories. (Please edit words 'hew' in line 5 and 'catcher' in line 12) . Thank you. (Report) Reply

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