Were I a tree, I would from the worldly
pleasures and treasures remain free,
I would be unmoved by the calamities
(rain, earthquake, flood) of life,
Providing fruit to the beggars or poor I
would their tears wipe.
I would prevent soil erosion and
I would to mankind give all problems
Were I today not there on this earth,
Man would starve for food since their
I attract rain clouds to bring rain
I give everyone happiness but who
does realise my pain?
For his own interests he cuts me down,
I am cut into pieces and in agony I