A tree alone in a field

A tree alone in a field

A Poem by Joseph Cooper

A tree alone in a field

Surrounded by debris

Battered by the winds

No tree to defend it


his fellow trees dwindled

Left him one by one

The soil left barren

His leaves begin to rot


The tree wishes to die

To never regrow again

Hopeful this winter is the last

That he will never be green again.

© 2014 Joseph Cooper

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Added on February 1, 2014
Last Updated on February 1, 2014
Tags: Nature, suicide, death, lonely, alone, sadness


Joseph Cooper
Joseph Cooper


I am a strange person, both in love with his emotions, and furious at them. I feel that sadness is the well from which all writers draw inspiration, and that trying to draw from any other well just co.. more..