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Life and Death of a Tree

My roots are strong surrounded by dirt. I am watered by the down pour of rain, and sprinkled water. As I start to grow and come alive I become stronger by the nourishment I receive. The sun beats down on me and stimulates my growth, and I am comforted. My leaves begin to turn green and stick out like a small birds feather. I am looked upon and admired for my outer beauty. I begin to get stronger and stronger and then I start to shed, and my leaves fall away. seasons change and I feel cold and stiff as I turn brown in color. My beauty decreases as I age then I die, but yet I return from death just to start life all over again.

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Date: 3/19/2019 5:19:00 AM
wonderful poem
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Date: 7/15/2010 8:48:00 AM
Congrats on having your poem being featured on Poetry Soup home page this week, you are such a great talent. Please keep your poetry pen dancing to the lyrics of your heart. Be great and enjoy the honor. Have a lovely week. Love, Adeleke
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Date: 7/13/2010 8:31:00 PM
Interesting reflection. Congratulations on having your poem featured. Keep on writing. Karen
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Date: 7/13/2010 7:03:00 AM
Congratutlations! on being featured. Rhonda Hero
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Date: 7/12/2010 9:21:00 AM
Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Cathy. Love, Carol
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