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Spiritual Redwoods

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Spiritual Redwoods

The Redwoods are special indeed
When trying to understand the trees
Massive in both girth and height
The gentle giants of the woods

When trying to understand the trees
They’re very spiritual in nature
The gentle giants of the woods
They totally captivate the mind

They’re very spiritual in nature
Massive in both girth and height
They totally captivate the mind
The Redwoods are special indeed  


For Matt's contest

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  1. Date: 9/30/2009 3:55:00 PM
    nature sure can be captivating!! good poem

  1. Date: 8/13/2009 2:12:00 PM
    I wasn't even realizing that certain lines were repeating. That makes your poem very interesting! Congratulations on your win!

  1. Date: 8/12/2009 12:28:00 AM
    Congrats on your success in Matt's contest Michael.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 8/11/2009 2:19:00 PM
    No wonder why this poem is one of the winners! Congratulations, Michael! A deserved recognition. Ruben.

  1. Date: 8/11/2009 10:46:00 AM
    Thak you Michael for alerting me to my placement and to your win. It is fun giving these contests a try and you can be proud. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 8/11/2009 8:15:00 AM
    Congratulations, Michael on this winning pantoum!! Great work, my friend!! ~ Carrie

  1. Date: 8/11/2009 6:39:00 AM
    MJ, congrats on your placement too! Thanks for your encouragement and for introducing me to this form. I had never heard of a pantoum before. I might just have to try writing one! Krista

  1. Date: 8/10/2009 10:27:00 PM
    Congratulations on your wonderful win! This is truely deserving, you did very well for your first! ~Trudy~

  1. Date: 8/10/2009 9:11:00 PM
    Can't believe this is your first pantoum, it's a good one! congrats on your placement!

  1. Date: 8/6/2009 8:33:00 PM
    Excellent write here Michael. My favorite part of 101 ... smile ... native americans call trees Standing People and these are surely the Giants of all time ... I am not familar with this Form at all and have been looking for a new one to conquer for Matt's contest ... still looking ... LOL ...

  1. Date: 8/6/2009 11:25:00 AM
    To hear of one of these quite magnificent pillars being cut down saddens me greatly. You have captured them forever in this truly honorable write Michael, thank you so much for sharing>>James

  1. Date: 8/6/2009 9:28:00 AM
    I just love this form of poetry. What a wonderful job you have done with it. I am fine but busy with studies. I am happy to know that things are looking up for you Michael. My love to you and your dear family. Meg.

  1. Date: 8/6/2009 5:36:00 AM
    Excellent write. great entery piece.

  1. Date: 8/5/2009 12:16:00 PM
    Love this piece Michael...love how you gave a soul to the redwood....best wishes in the contest.

  1. Date: 8/5/2009 12:29:00 AM
    Great to see your talent and encouragement sprinkling the soup once more Michael.Best wishes with this one.Rgds Brian & thanks fo your welcome comments

  1. Date: 8/4/2009 2:50:00 PM
    I enjoyed this Michael, it captures the feelings one has in the presence of these trees.

  1. Date: 8/4/2009 1:50:00 PM
    Well done, Michael! I recently tried this form for the first time myself....quite a new challenge, but you nailed it nicely !!! :) Love, Carrie

  1. Date: 8/4/2009 10:16:00 AM
    Indeed the redwoods are spiritual in their nature, Moses

  1. Date: 8/4/2009 10:09:00 AM
    I grew up in the redwoods..this touched my heart. So glad to see you back..hope you are feeling better each day. Barbara

  1. Date: 8/4/2009 9:34:00 AM
    Love this one. Love the form. Sara