General Poetry posted January 4, 2018

a Faux Representation

The Winter's Tree

by artemis53

I wish I could make a Christmas tree
fair and beyond rebuke
the symbol of
"Good will towards Man"
and of course,
"Peace on Earth."

But that is not my lot in life
poorly schooled
in the meaning
of His birth
by the age of six
I was stripped
of the trees real worth

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