Skip to main content

A Stone Wall

A stone wall weathers with age
My number becomes more feint
A beginning more distant away
What makes a spirit finally rest
Still dressed in its Sunday best
See how time wears us down
So when a leaf falls to the ground
Slowly becoming dust turning brown
Perhaps erased by the sands of time
Endlessly shaping the ground
Just biding my time I guess
I think I’ll just hang around
Run a little while longer if I can
Separating who knows what from where
No hurry to be already gone
~ ~ ~ ~ ~
Posted: May 2016
About this poem:
Spring in the New England woods

Poems entered on these pages are copyrighted by the authors who entered them. They cannot be reproduced without the author's written consent. © Copyright 2001-2020. All rights reserved.

Comments (2)

it's very descriptive in many ways
and on different levels
wonderful and tastefully done
Ancient Bullman
southmiami4321online today!
What a descriptive run through the woods but still enjoying its delights. We are here for some time but appreciating beauty also. Those leaves were, yellow, orange, red , I believe some time before turning brown. That is how life is. We are turning around the corner
What a sweet melancholic poem, I enjoyed it. SM wave
Post Comment - Let others know what you think about this Poem
Report Abuse for this page, if inappropiate
We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience possible on our website. Read Our Privacy Policy Here