Broken Trees

sometimes pruning

shears that cut

scattering debris willy nilly

are so dull that they hack

away leaving scars

behind that never quite heal

bypassing new growth

leaving deadened limbs that

will not weather the next storm.

Categories: Poetry


  1. charlesmashburn said on December 19, 2011
    I like this. Has a nice rhythm to it, and the underflying message is a good one.
  2. Summer said on December 19, 2011
    well done message. can't agree more.
  3. Life: Between the lines said on December 19, 2011
    well said, best analogy to pain, wounds I have read in a very long time!! happy gooseberry day!!!
  4. Morning said on December 22, 2011
    lovely thoughts, smart way to show pains. stay blessed, happy holidays.

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