Sunday, May 24, 2009

I Grow


I watched the tree grow
Slow...
God, it was slow!
A year, ten, a
Thousand years -
Still it grows.

I watched me, too, grow
Slow...
God, I was slow!
A tear, ten, a
Thousand tears -
Still I grow.


Copyright © 2006 and 2009 by Jacob Anson
All rights reserved

Dedicated to my good friend, Juergen Kuehn

5 comments:

Cezar and Léia said...

Hello dear Jacob!
wow this poem is adorable!So beautiful homage as well!
I loved the "artwork"in this picture, very intense like feelings and many lessons that one carries all long those years in life!
hugs from Brazil
your friend
Léia

Juergen Kuehn said...

Deeply moved and stired, Jacob, is my mental feeling about your poem that winged hope.
Thank you dear friend
Juergen

Asta said...

Very, very beautiful and touching poem........

Robyn Coffman said...

Wonderful!

Denise Jelonek said...

Very lovely peom. Tears can surely help us grow.