Wednesday 5 February 2014

1 Poem by Cheryl Van Beek

The Tree of Lost Ideas

Branches sway out of reach
Kites of green break free
Leaves brush shoulders,
somersault the breeze
Angle past my outstretched arms
They parachute down
Trail their fingers
in the stream
Leave their trace
in ripples
sailing down the river


Cheryl A. Van Beek has had poems published in Sandhill Review, Vox Poetica, Long Story Short Poetry, Five 2 One, Miracle Magazine and forthcoming at River Poets Journal, and Dandelion Farm Review. She has also written for a local newspaper. She is a caregiver for her mother and lives with her wonderful husband and their two cats in Florida, the “Land of Flowers,” where she tends an ever expanding garden of diverse wildlife including alligators and the occasional cow. <>

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