The Meanings of Trees

pine is for leaving
oak is for time
willow, for grieving
loves left behind


This verse lies in the grave of an Englishman who left for home from a borrowed land.

Published in: “souls arriving” 2006 as “Goodbye, I said”: “Letter to the White Imbongi” 2013: “Poems for Relationships” 2017: “3201 e’s” 2018

2 Replies to “The Meanings of Trees”

  1. @chirping_human, June 2022: “… it’s really fascinating. It catches the main feelings through a natural perspective.”

  2. From Mohan Sardarshahari, 2019, “Beautiful meaning of trees kevin.”

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.