Silently Slaughtered

Silently Slaughtered

A Poem by Ama May Cooper

I was challenged by my friend to write a poem about grass... and this is what i came up with

Undisturbed we grow together
neighbors frozen in place
basking in the rays
of an unearthly goddess

given no voice to speak
we sway silently in the breeze
our roots twirling within the ground we call home
united by the very soil we live in 

A simple life
untouched by drama and trivial matters
our life time reason
merely to grow, to reach up , to photo-synthesize

And then suddenly 
with no hint of explanation
we are invaded
ripped and torn from our comfortable roosting

These warm blooded mammals 
mangling and tramping our safe haven
there tentacle like grip draining our sustenance
leaving us destroyed and ragged

We lay no longer living 
undisturbed till the winds blow
tumbling away
as fresh new buds sprout to replace our decayed battlefield

© 2012 Ama May Cooper

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So many views and no noseprints left behind? Shame.

You carried the thought stream to a reasoned and real end. Well spoken aloud.

Posted 7 Years Ago

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Ama May Cooper

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