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My Love, Your Love (standard:poetry, 1588 words)
Author: MeiHuaAdded: Jun 09 2007Views/Reads: 2569/1837Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I was looking out into the forest one day... Our neighborhood is building new houses and all, and then suddenly a poem of trees popped up into my head.

Part One 

"Come closer 

and you will see." 

But I can't, 

my feet remain planted 

at your roots. 

I can't be swallowed up 

by your alluring 

arms, too. 

There are many who have 

journeyed in your midst, 

and never came back. 

No, I can never walk with 

creatures, like you. 

"Come and you will see." 

The whisper drifts after me 

when I turn away. 

Part Two 

And again 

I am faced with that decision, 

you even have your band 

of motley songbirds 

warbling for your sake. 

"Come closer, this is real love." 

No, I don't believe in love. 

The songbirds swoop 

in closer, 

they close on me 



but never vicious, 

only pleading. 

I'm sorry, but I can't 

travel in your midst, 

this is my home... 

...the other world. 

Part Three 

I walk off the roaring bus 

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