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The Mother Tree I am the mother tree that spawned the seeds of you. My children, you've grown and branched away from me. You've married, left home to start your life anew. Where e'er you go remember you're my family. My roots run very deep into the earthly soil. My centered rings are many, you may not yet view. They show the story of my years of work and toil And of growth and wisdom I've tried to share with you. As you branch out, your little seedlings too will grow. You'll try to keep them safe under your canopy. One day when they grow up and leave, you too will know The painful pangs of missing branches on your tree. As they return for advice from their mother tree Remind them to honor God with humility. 6-13-20 ~First Place~ Poem of the Day June 15, 2020~ Non Human Poetry Contest Sponsored by: Chantelle Anne Cooke 

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Date: 1/13/2021 8:34:00 AM
Dear Connie, back to enjoy this delightful poem. It's awesome and very fitting that it should lead the parade of PS poetry in the 2020 PS Anthology. If I didn't FAVE it before I'm doing it now.
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Connie Marcum Wong
Date: 1/18/2021 5:38:00 AM
Thank you so much Line. I am half way through reading the anthology. My eyes can’t handle too much reading or I would be finished by now. It is lovely to be surrounded by so many talented poetry friends in the book. Blessings xxoo
Date: 12/2/2020 6:12:00 PM
Connie, I was so glad to see this sonnet included in the anthology and read it again, congrats on having it included. Hugs, John
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Date: 12/3/2020 10:35:00 AM
Thank you John. I only sent in this poem and I am delighted they included it in the anthology. I look forward to reading my copy that should arrive Dec. 7th. Congratulations on having your work included as well. Blessings xxoo
Date: 12/2/2020 2:57:00 PM
wouldn't it be great if the book had illustrations too, like the one you have here?
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Date: 1/18/2021 5:40:00 AM
I love this photo I found to go with my poem Andrea. It would be grand but the book would have to be much larger to contain them. Thanks blessings xxoo
Date: 12/2/2020 2:57:00 PM
this is the one in the book , right? So happy it will be in there.
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Date: 11/25/2020 10:35:00 PM
Such graceful wisdom, Connie! Your ink splash is mother wit beautiful, as usual. Kudos on POTD. Love and happy holidays.
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Date: 10/22/2020 11:39:00 PM
Came back to revisit an old fave. This one is simply outstanding, Connie. The tie-in between nature and family are remarkable, and I can tell it's very personal to you. Hugs ~ John
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Connie Marcum Wong
Date: 10/23/2020 2:39:00 PM
Thank you very much John. This poem is personal for me. I do miss all my children have moved far away. Blessings xxoo
Date: 9/19/2020 4:41:00 PM
I cannot really add much more to what has already been added...enough to say -- truly brilliant!! One of your best poems, Connie...simply takes the breathe away. My thoughts are with you tonight dearest Connie. God bless you always. Your friend. :) john
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Connie Marcum Wong
Date: 10/23/2020 2:49:00 PM
I am so glad you think this is one of my best poems John as it has much meaning for me. I haven’t been able to write any poetry since the loss of my husband in late July. I hope one day to again feel inspired to write. Thank you very much my friend. Blessings, Connie xxoo
Date: 8/31/2020 5:53:00 PM
BRILLIANT! SO BEAUTIFUL AND MEANINGFUL AND UPLIFTING. This goes straight to my FAV'S, dear Connie.
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Connie Marcum Wong
Date: 8/31/2020 9:00:00 PM
Thank you very much my friend. This poem is a personal one for me regarding my children. I am honored by your fave. Blessings Connie xxoo
Date: 8/18/2020 4:58:00 PM
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Date: 7/26/2020 5:53:00 AM
Connie This is superb and fully deserving of number one win and poem of the day!! Brilliant creation! Love it!!
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Date: 7/25/2020 12:33:00 PM
Hi Connie, belated ongratulations on your win with this truly wonderful poem. Such a beautiful and creative write Connie. Once more, your creativity has no bounds. A fav. Have a wonderful evening. Hugs....Mike. XX
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Connie Marcum Wong
Date: 7/25/2020 1:27:00 PM
This poem is about missing my children who have grown and moved away and missing them. It is personal for me and I am so glad you like it and that you honored it with a fave. Thank you very much my friend. Blessings xxoo
Date: 7/24/2020 12:56:00 PM
That's a very beautiful poem. Congratulations.
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Date: 7/19/2020 5:32:00 AM
Awesome poem, Connie. Congrats again on your most deserving win.
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Connie Marcum Wong
Date: 7/19/2020 12:47:00 PM
Thank you very much Line. I have my daughter and granddaughter back living with us and I am filled with joy. xxoo
Date: 7/7/2020 9:33:00 AM
Beautiful poem & Deep too,\\Almighty Bless
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Date: 7/6/2020 3:11:00 PM
Such a beautifully written sonnet! It was a pleasure to read.
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Date: 7/4/2020 11:08:00 AM
Hi Connie, excellent poem and a great example of personification. Best Wishes Anthony
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Date: 7/1/2020 1:54:00 PM
wow... I see my blank muse allowed me to miss some excellent poetry... this is an amazing write, I can see why it has a shiny gold cup and was also POTD... congratulations on all of the honors... hugs XoXo
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Date: 6/28/2020 8:27:00 PM
What a creative way to portray motherhood. It is a wonderful tribute. Congratulations, well deserved.
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Date: 6/28/2020 11:51:00 AM
Hello Connie, good advice from the mother tree. Yes honor God with humility. Enjoyed this poem. Have a nice day my friend. Hugs.
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Date: 6/28/2020 10:16:00 AM
You have weaved the beauty of trees feelings and emotions in your words so wonderfully and so beautifully dear friend Connie that one began to feel like the tree. I must say it’s a great poem. Hope you are keeping fine Connie. With best wishes always...Ravindra
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Date: 6/27/2020 4:50:00 PM
Connie, A wonderfully written tribute to motherhood, family, and God. Congratulations on your win! David
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Date: 6/27/2020 12:27:00 PM
Oh yes, absolutely, I love and have a great respect for trees. They provide us with so much. Wonderful.
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Date: 6/25/2020 9:52:00 PM
A very beautiful poem! You are the best, my friend!
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Date: 6/24/2020 7:05:00 PM
Truly wonderful poetry my dear friend. Double congrats on this gem being so honored. A well deserved recognition too. A fav and God bless...
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Connie Marcum Wong
Date: 6/27/2020 5:25:00 PM
Thank you very much Robert. I appreciate your fave so much on a day I needed cheer the most. Blessings xxoo
Date: 6/24/2020 5:45:00 PM
You're the tops! Top banana! Numero uno! #1! Congratulations! Blessings!
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