The Manor

The Manor

A Poem by Ebb and Flow
"

Written just because

"

The sinister wood as cold as a cave is deep and a restless phantom lurks about.

The patch of death lies just beyond the dead murky pond, where the stones stand sentry over their master souls.

The apple orchards once so buzzing with life, now fallen as demise walked through and sucked the vitality out.

A ghostly haze ambles upon the rumpled gardens chasing out the life that's left.

The webbed creations envelope the once vibrant and beautiful rose bushes, but as time went by so did they, a small token they pay for living on these lands.

Time seems to have ravaged this once brilliant place.

Fractured ports of a decrepit manor study the marooned courtyard.

The manor waits with patient eyes for the day when man will restore its elegant beauty and replace its lost name.

 

© 2009 Ebb and Flow


Author's Note

Ebb and Flow
Do whatever!!

My Review

Would you like to review this Poem?
Login | Register




Reviews

I like the images each line presents, but I agree with Legion. I think there is a story here that could be written, is asking to be written. Nicely done.

Posted 14 Years Ago


day when I man will restore - did you mean "a man"

This is a very well written poem for a "just because" piece (or any piece for that matter). I like it. Flows nicely and tells a saddened tale fabulously. I think you may have the beginnings to a great story if you decide to write more to this. I can see all kinds of possibilities with it. Kudos on a job well done.

Posted 15 Years Ago



Share This
Email
Facebook
Twitter
Request Read Request
Add to Library My Library
Subscribe Subscribe


Stats

169 Views
2 Reviews
Rating
Added on July 29, 2008
Last Updated on March 26, 2009

Author

Ebb and Flow
Ebb and Flow

Milton Mills, NH



About
The names Krystina Michelle Walters Poetry is one of my soul passions in life. Without its passion I wouldn't understand the beauty of the written word or that beauty of this world. "Words have.. more..

Writing

Related Writing

People who liked this story also liked..