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The Eternal Tree

I am Alive    Forever and always         Essence        Rebirth        Renewal
          I have earth to ground me      I have wind to move me   I have fire to cleanse         
     my     spirit        I have rain      to quench    my thirst    for growth
                      I have sun to    enlighten me        feed me  I am my own mother
              and an extension of the whole     I am   Earth         wind
                       rain   sun  fire    I am as old as life  and I am     as young
   as time   I am shelter to those who seek me   I am a bird  a flower and  the breath
              of the earth itself        I am exactly where I want to be     I am life
       I am first and last  the beginning and the end   I am one from many
                        I am what I am   I live  I grow  and I die. I am  Reborn unto myself
                                                          I am the great circle                   
                                                           My limbs know no                          
                                                           Boundaries; while                            
                                                           My leaves whisper                      
                                                           The one truth of the                      
                                                           Whole  through the           
                                                           Seasons changing
                                                            Colors that I wear 
                                                            Upon my   heart's                  
                                                            Sleeve, I'm home
                                                           To Earth Mother’s
                                                           Melodious  Life; I
                                                           Sing for the whole
                                                         World to hear - trees
                                                       Are Earth Mother's Song
                                                       Blowing 'round the leafy            
                                                  Globe; eyes of the world song 
    {{{{{{{{{{{{{{ Of the Mother   breath of the living   soul of the earth }}}}}}}}}}}}

***Senses evoked here are: Touching, Tasting, Hearing, Smelling and Seeing
***Elements evoked are: Water, Wind, Earth Metal, and Fire

Copyright © Kristin Reynolds

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  1. Date: 4/28/2014 10:15:00 PM
    I am just randomly flipping through the website and have come across your poem and I wish to praise your brilliance. A beautiful work of art you have crafted. Well done :)

  1. Date: 1/2/2010 6:10:00 AM
    Hi Kristen, I have commented on this before when you first posted it. Not only is it a perfect example of concrete poetry, but and astonishing superior piece of writing as welll. You are so....gifted. Miss you my friend. Love, Lainie

  1. Date: 12/31/2009 1:03:00 PM
    Congratulations on having your poem featured this week. A well deserved honor.

  1. Date: 12/29/2009 9:05:00 AM
    Congrats on this selection, Kristin. I think I've commented on this one before...too lazy to go down the list. Anywho, this is typical Kristin marvelous. Love, daver P.S. I love trees too.

  1. Date: 12/29/2009 7:37:00 AM
    Congratulations on your excellent poetry being featured this week Kristin. I wish you the best with your writing endeavors in 2010 whatever they may be. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/28/2009 3:30:00 AM
    Congratulations on your fine poem being featured this week Kristin, Happy New Year >> James,xx

  1. Date: 12/28/2009 12:34:00 AM
    Congrats on your feature poem this new year week Kristin.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 11/30/2009 9:58:00 PM
    Kristin, congrats on your success in Deborah's contest...Raul

  1. Date: 11/30/2009 1:03:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in Deborah's contest Kristin. Love,Carol

  1. Date: 11/30/2009 10:32:00 AM
    Kristin, cool shape - congrats on your win in Deborah's contest >> James

  1. Date: 11/29/2009 9:57:00 PM
    Dear Kristin, The spirituality of this amazing concrete is incredible. Congratulations on your win in Deb's contest. Much love, Lainie. PS - I miss you!

  1. Date: 11/29/2009 6:31:00 PM
    Amazing artistry, both in verse and design! Congratulations dear Kristin!! ~ Love, Carrie

  1. Date: 11/29/2009 5:21:00 PM
    Wonderful shape poem, Kristin! No wonder you placed so highly in Deborah's contest! Congratulations~! Hugs, Donna

  1. Date: 11/2/2009 1:45:00 PM
    Dear Kris if you haven't submitted a Concrete poem for my contest please use this loverly verse! Light & Love

  1. Date: 5/6/2009 9:01:00 AM
    Congratulations on your contest win with this creative poem. Well done! I wish you continued success with your writing. My other comment contains the rest. Karen

  1. Date: 5/3/2009 9:38:00 PM
    Nice work and best wishes in the next round...Raul

  1. Date: 4/13/2009 7:10:00 AM
    This amazing poem should be read again, I'm always glad that we are meant to re-read the amazing works, once the contest entries are announced...they should not be forgotten when they are this wonderful!! Congratulations dear Kristin!! ~love, Carrie

  1. Date: 4/13/2009 5:51:00 AM
    Hello my comrade in overeating marshmallow peeps! ~lol~ They are just too good to resist. Well, warmest congrats on this incredible masterpiece placing in Debbie's contest! A reminder of your outrageous talent. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 4/13/2009 1:02:00 AM
    Congrats on your success in Debbie's contest Kristin.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 4/12/2009 1:34:00 PM
    Thanks to Deborah's contest, I found this masterpiece!!!! Your "Eternal Tree" is majestic! Great-great-great job. Ruben.