Daddy was driving our old Chevy,
Filled with children, mama, and a tent - it was heavy!
The year was 1937, and I was about four.
We were going camping in mountains filled with lore.

Up the mountains we chugged, all we could see was pines,
Green, majestic trunks, an immense forest divine!
I suddenly felt the forest was reaching out to me.
Young as I was, I knew God had touched me through a tree!

Always since then, I've loved the pines.
In Wisconsin, I could feel them in the dark, a sign
Of infinitude, majesty, mystery, vastness.
I know now, through them, I experienced eternity, no less.

Mary Naylor, Oct. 8, 2007 (c)

#PUBLIC #POETRY #VERSE #WRITINGS #BLOGGER @buckinghamfount Click To Tweet
Facebook Comments
William Sinclair Manson
Welcome friends. My name is William Sinclair Manson. I am 60 years young, I am Scottish but now living in a small village in England. I have been blogging for many Years but recently joined Wordpress and I love it. I have made many new dedicated friends here and hope to meet more around the World.

4 thoughts on “A poem by Mary Naylor.”

Please leave me a comment. It's always nice to hear from you. Dont be scared I don't bite lol, If there is anything on my site broken, please let me know. Ta very much.