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Roots of life

In the jungle where animals roam free
 From atop the highest tree
A seed falls to the ground
In the earth,  its'  roots of life are found

The mighty oak was once a seed
An acorn with the instructions it needs
To become what it was meant to be
 From the jungle floor it rises  to become a sturdy tree

The seeds of hope reside  within our being
In winter, there is the hope of spring
When there's drought, there is the  hope of rain
When all seems lost, hope still remains

In this vast universe love is king
It's the reason for sunshine and rain
The reason why we're here is plain
The seeds of love  dwell within  all things

Copyright © Joseph May

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  1. Date: 2/23/2013 10:41:00 AM
    an excellent write my friend.. I really like your poem. so creative. Congratulations on your win. Good day!! Love, Maria

  1. Date: 2/22/2013 8:33:00 PM
    Joseph, congrats on your wonderful win! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 2/22/2013 1:01:00 AM
    Hi congratulations once more Joseph, another lovely write and well deserving of a winning spot...I am hoping for more time next week for more reading and commenting xx

  1. Date: 2/22/2013 12:53:00 AM
    hi, joseph, I am just looking at your poems, trying to find one I can comment to but not having much luck. I swear I have seen all the poems of many of my friends!! Anyway, it's good to see you posting new things and I always enjoy hearing from you. Have a great Friday. Luv, Andrea

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  1. Date: 2/21/2013 8:41:00 PM
    JOSEPH, your poem is amazing, love your thoughts on the topic "SEEDS" for this contest... goodnight~ LINDA

  1. Date: 2/21/2013 8:16:00 PM
    congrats' SandyIvy

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 2/22/2013 1:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you Sandy.....glad I was able to place in your contest
  1. Date: 2/18/2013 8:55:00 PM
    !! This is simply beautiful, Joseph! I will add this to my List of Favorites!

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 2/19/2013 7:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you so much Annalise
  1. Date: 2/18/2013 6:48:00 PM
    The seeds of love dwell within all things........let us water and nuture them all !!! Love this inspiring poem, Joseph!!

  1. Date: 2/16/2013 7:26:00 AM
    Joseph, this is an outstanding poem, I so enjoyed reading it and I wish you the best of luck with it, constance

  1. Date: 2/15/2013 7:36:00 AM
    Wise words penned Joseph and so appropriate on valentines day, love xxx

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 11:38:00 PM
    wonderful poem with deep meaning for the contest, Joseph.

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  1. Date: 2/14/2013 4:37:00 PM
    Joseph very well said, I like....David

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 6:52:00 AM
    Great write,,, love the 2nd stanza...

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 5:45:00 AM
    one here, is honoured to read this, Joseph,, love the philosophy, and the poem...