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Author Name: Freestormwolf 8 Comments
Date Added: October 19, 2009 13:10:51 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Sit or Climb?

I am waiting
under the Ban Yang tree;
My roots are tender
but I need to climb
and so do you
my love.

We will become
interweaving branches
seeking the sun.

No peace for us here
in this shady forest.
Ban Yang branches
are ladders
to a new perspective.

Take my hand.
Matters not who leads
The only meaning
in the jungle
of our minds
Is who will see
the tree tops first.

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Comment By: Freeabby on November 1, 2009 06:01:28 AM Report

The language is arresting, mindful and bursting with love.

Entering your world of verses I become lantern-hearted.

Comment By: FreeSteve on October 26, 2009 12:43:13 AM Report
Your words certainly reach out and touch the reader. 
Comment By: FreePeter Sammylin on October 20, 2009 07:32:45 PM Report
Hello Stormwolf,

A well written work sharing with its readers a beautiful message that there where love is true does hope live!  And this hope that true lovers have is the very thing which, to my opinion, will save the earth! 

Greetings: Peter
Comment By: FreeThe Bag Lady on October 20, 2009 01:35:17 PM Report
Oh, dear Ali.....always climb if we can, right?  Sitting is oft times the key to looking for places to climb...Hand in hand can bring you closer to others and to yourself....Cool, outlook....
Maggie....striving to always climb....

Comment By: FreeLORETTA PITILLI on October 19, 2009 09:31:38 PM Report
Ali, a lovely write and so inspiring.  we should always strive for something beyond our vision or at least out of our comfort zone.  It gives life its mystical and mysterious edge.  How boring if we knew it all.  Thanks for the energy. loretta
Comment By: FreeRoger Bacon on October 19, 2009 08:49:32 PM Report
I think those first two lines you wrote can hold up a lot of writers just setting out in their craft.  The inclination is to write more there than needs to be.  A reader just needs to know 'where are we', which you have answered.  However, the second half of the third stanza stands out in a negative way.  It's like dictionary or something.    
Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on October 19, 2009 04:37:13 PM Report
Only you have such a alluring way with your poetic words.

 you grace the page with such passion for life....

Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on October 19, 2009 02:16:26 PM Report

Ali:  this is divine.  I really like the way this advances.  GREAT write.

Lady D


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