*When Forest Weeps*

For my son


The forest outside my window whispers vaguely
through the thick November darkness
Her mirror of mist stares into skies
hiding her drowsy eyes of green
Her mossy womb cries out for the sun
The time is ripe only for sadness

The distant stars do not hear her futile clamour
Birds on the departure do not care
she trembles along with the winds
while they ruffle her hair of yellow leaves
Her tired wooden arms
are vainly outstretched
in an unbearable craving for nutrition
For a warm embrace of light

Where are you now
in this darkest hour while my forest weeps
through the sunset of emotions
afraid of dying here upon the threshold of winter
Where are you now
while my heart eagerly turns back the time
drowning into a precious memory
of the day
when I held you for the very first time
The day you came and took me to a journey
into your smile
The day you came
and lit up my thick November darkness
© Eclipse 2011

Image by pxleyes.com

Shared on Carry On Tuesday,  It´s Tursday
and Poetry Jam

~ by Eclipse on November 8, 2011.

20 Responses to “*When Forest Weeps*”

  1. Hello! I greet and wish you a wonderful weekend!


  2. When I commented on my wife’s post, I told her that her piece is nice. She couldn’t just accept the word nice because she want awesome, and then I asked her again if she knew a word more than awesome… I tell you this because your master piece is more than awesome my friend. Every world travels deep in my soul, and you make me ponder every world I decoded every time I repeat and repeat reading this! Thumbs up! 🙂

  3. Beautiful Eclipse, what an amazing view point of the season

  4. what a dark and haunting view there, well penned imagery,


  5. your poem shimmers of melancholy, love and a deep spiritual need
    for another soul once held close.

  6. Your words always enchant and the Forest Weeps not only in sadness but at the Exquisite blend of feeling your pour into your poems… You have the ability to take your reader to the depths of their souls.. and to the heights of love..
    Many thanks for your ‘Gift’ to the world is your heartfelt words.. and this made me weep..
    Dreamwalker ~

  7. This is simply beautiful. Thanks so much for taking part in Carry On Tuesday.

  8. Beautiful and sublime, Eclipse.

  9. Yeah, it’s simply delightful. Great poem and picture.
    Have a nice rest of the day Eclipse )

  10. I have to agree with my predecessors … simply wonderful in its imagery. There is so much love shining out of your words.

  11. wow, this is absolutely beautiful, Eclipe. I’m so impressed!!! I love how you describe the forest.

    I have to check the meaning of some words just to be sure 🙂 Actually reading poems is a good way to learn new words in a foreign language. 🙂

  12. In times of cold November days, we all wish our loved ones to be around! I do hope you have tenderness and family surrounding you! Lovely poem! Always! Heartconsuming!

  13. Aww… It seems as if (like me) you don’t enjoy the winter. What a lovely piece for your son.
    Your poetry is always so deep and moving.

  14. This is truly a stunning write, with beautifully expressed feelings! I love your blog style.)

  15. Intriguing and thought provoking.
    Thank you,
    Siggi in Downeast Maine

  16. This is incredibly beautiful ………

  17. just lovely

  18. Your words are like sweet violins on the
    breath of a stream, and your choice of this
    wonderful graphic portrays the quality of
    your poetry my great friend…

    I really like this poem Eclipse and
    thank you for sharing this one with
    us all, it is simply delightful 🙂

    Androgoth XXx

  19. Seasons; what a topic to explore. U write so well of that which so many of us feel. i am so glad that Spring did come for me and I hope it will again.

  20. amazing write!! i really love it..:-D

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: