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Sycamore-fig Tree

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Sycamore-fig Tree

A shelter for man and birds
With green mulberry-like leaves
Known for Zachaeus' salvation
When he met Jesus






For Francine Roberts' contest:'Flowers,Trees,Grass or Bees'

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  1. Date: 7/31/2011 12:09:00 AM

    Isn't it just cool that a little bitty man can be remembered so long? Dig the write, Joseph.

  1. Date: 7/21/2011 2:36:00 AM

    Zachaeus'! WOW! What a blast from the past...I have to admit it has been a LOOOONG time since I read the verses concerning Zachaeus. I had to give a Bible reading at church as a teen, and I totally bombed on his name. I think I called him something like Zackeee-ous. At least i did not pronounce it Zachariah.

    Osita Avatar Joseph Osita Date: 7/31/2011 9:29:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hahaha that's funny. Thanks for your kind words on my poem
  1. Date: 5/27/2011 4:27:00 AM

    such comforting and serene work of art, joseph... a winning number for me! :) huggs, nette

  1. Date: 5/25/2011 7:34:00 PM

    what a lovely idea to describe a sycamore this way. NICE.

  1. Date: 5/25/2011 10:57:00 AM

    I did not know the history of the sycamore-fig tree, Joseph. Your entry is both educational and beautifully penned. Wishing you success in Francine's contest! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 5/25/2011 12:53:00 AM

    spellbinding appeal with spiriual touxhes! just superb, joseph.. winning smiles with huggs! :)

  1. Date: 5/24/2011 12:32:00 PM

    Sycamore is my most favorite tree. Nice message with good images, Joseph and good luck