Weeping Willow

Weeping Willow

 
The Weeping Willow’s tears
Poured into the rippling water
Until the swollen river crested
 
So full with her grief
Swallowing deeply, ingesting her pain
Until she no longer protested
 
She came often to share her thoughts
This time she brought her anguish
It was as if her heart infested
 
The Willow absorbed her cries
The deep sobs of the wounded
It was there for whatever she requested
 
The river flowed over her feet
Washing away her heartache
Encouraging her to stay until she was rested
 
As the Willow tree and river soothed her
The sun shone its light on her sadness
Until her fresh thoughts were manifested
 
Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©

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  10 comments for “Weeping Willow

  1. December 10, 2018 at 11:41 pm

    A lovely poem.

    • Christine Bolton
      December 11, 2018 at 8:02 am

      Thank you my friend 🙂❤️

      • December 11, 2018 at 8:10 am

        Pleasure

  2. December 10, 2018 at 11:52 pm

    Healing powers of nature. Thank you <3

    • Christine Bolton
      December 11, 2018 at 8:02 am

      Thank you! I appreciate it 🙂

  3. December 11, 2018 at 2:48 am

    Wonderfully original poem, beautifully written x

    • Christine Bolton
      December 11, 2018 at 7:58 am

      Oh thank you so much! 🙂 Have a wonderful day.

      • December 11, 2018 at 10:37 am

        You too 😊 x

  4. December 11, 2018 at 7:55 pm

    Beautifully penned, Christine!!
    xoxoxo

    • Christine Bolton
      December 11, 2018 at 10:44 pm

      Thank you my friend 🙂💕

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