Poets Walk: a great oak tree

Poets Walk: "a great oak tree"

Location on Poets Walk Map: 77


Communion by Jessie Belle Rittenhouse


Cows beneath a great oak tree,

  One neck folded on another,

What superb complacency

  In a world where humans smother!

What communion in each breath

  Passing days in dumb review,

While lovers talk themselves to death

  And remain forever two.