What can YOU say in six sentences?
I am close to the water, grounded in soft earth, a weeping daughter of the sky and sea. My canopy of leafy catkins gave you shade and shelter when you were young, while my limbs provided hours of playful pleasure, as you straddled and swung from their outstretched branches.
You tattooed his name in my skin before he stole your heart- a forsaken flower, I held you after he made you moan, while you were lost in memories' bliss.
I continue to wear a weathered ribbon at my waist, colored bright as sunbeams, "remember me", he said.
... and you did.
Like hope's windsock, you hung lifelessly to me: and with breath and breeze still, now you feed me, and fertile beneath me, we grow on, with God as our only witness.