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Tree Coming Down

Tree Coming Down I stood before the majestic pine in my yard The squirrel hunched over stares back clicking and spinning his bushy tail The blue jay screams because I am standing between him and a seedy swinging meal I talk to the Pine Do you know I love you for our many years You sheltered all that flew above you or ran below and rested, as I do I am told the roots of trees talk to each other and know when one cracks or burns and disconnects from the system Tree I love you A sickness stripped you of your fragrant needle foliage I see you lean and see the clutching of large gnarled roots that looks like a hands Forgive me Others mock me and say it is only a tree But tree I love you. Soon they will come for you but not through fire this time and I will never stand before you again I have come to say farewell before they come to take you down. Tree I love you. I love you all. I will miss you too.

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Date: 9/20/2020 4:21:00 PM
I am sure the tree will be satisfied to its roots... being the fire that keeps you warm..Nice little write here
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