Ode to a Willow Tree
Why do you weep O willow tree?
Is it because you cannot sleep?
I see your waves sway in the wind
As I watch in awe.
I would love to swing on your branches
But I am afraid you could not sustain me.
You bear no fruit
But you are aesthetically pleasing,
And that is enough for me.
David Fox has been published in over 100 places, including journals, websites, newsletters, blogs, and posting boards. He has been published in the U.S., U.K., Canada, India, Finland, and the U.A.E. but is also interested in learning about websites or journals that take e-mail submissions from other countries. He edits the magazine, "The Poet's Art" (see the ad in the Whispers’ column).