Sapphire Sky

August 31, 2010

Trees

Filed under: Poem — Christ Ranger @ 12:21 pm

I think that I shall never see
A poem lovely as a tree.

A tree whose hungry mouth is prest
Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast;

A tree that looks at God all day,
And lifts her leafy arms to pray;

A tree that may in Summer wear
A nest of robins in her hair;

Upon whose bosom snow has lain;
Who intimately lives with rain.

Poems are made by fools like me,
But only God can make a tree.

by Joyce Kilmer

1 Comment »

  1. Some say it so well. Kilmer is one.

    Comment by David Ballard — August 31, 2010 @ 2:10 pm


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