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Leaf Plea

  A leaf speaks: my trunk, you know I nourish you high on you or fallen Juana Rosa Pita As leaf upon a stem, I fed my tree with sunlight I converted into food of sugars it could use for … Continue reading

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Tree Tranquility

A tree won’t scold itself for growing slowly or reprimand itself for blooming late, or blame itself when it’s not acting holy, and, unlike us, it won’t self-flagellate. Yet we who strive toward a different Light get on our own … Continue reading

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Tree Romance

While strolling on a trail, I overheard a toddler girl declare she loved a tree, and I was moved to witness what occurred: she wrapped her arms around it lovingly. She stared in admiration from its base toward its lofty … Continue reading

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Rings

Each year a tree trunk makes another ring but not the kind of ring heard from a phone; a circle that a year of growth will bring, defined by wood of slightly darker tone. The ring that every year a … Continue reading

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Oaks

The oaks that live beyond a hundred years will not get bored as we are prone to get, nor will they fall in love or quake with fears, nor will they have a dog or cat as pet. Yet still … Continue reading

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Image Marriages – 4

My mind has rippled with thinking of all that I lack but stills like an ocean at twilight caressing a kayak. Branches sometimes snag a wind-blown kite and apparently snare as well a plane in flight. Vines climb a wall … Continue reading

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