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Ode to Winter Green


After facing enormous difficulties, I moved across the country. There, I spent the next few years focusing on healing.

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The lovely trees, so full of green

Even though tis wintertime

I wonder what will come this spring

Such beauty you cannot describe

These trees whisper a sweet melody

A song of hope and love

They offer a sense of security

That may only come from above

I look at the world that now surrounds me

So different from where I have been

No longer in prison, I am set free

Though pain grips my heart now and then

I know not where I found strength to survive

Blessed to have made it through

Thankful for green, I feel so alive

Discovering a life fresh and new


Dawn L Johnson on August 19, 2016:

I love your poetry!!

Ashley W (author) on August 19, 2016:

Thank you, Hari

Hari Prasad S from Bangalore on August 19, 2016:

Excellent ashley. Positive thoughts come from being closer to nature. Well done.

- hari

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