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Mr Tree - Poem

Updated on July 22, 2015

Mr Tree, talk to me

What do you want to know?

What's it like to be alone?

I am not alone, I am one of Mother Nature's own

What's it like to stand still for so long?

I may not run but I move with the Earth as it circles the Sun

What's it like to have no voice?

Have you not heard my leaves whisper in the breeze

And my branches creak and groan when there is a hurricane?

What's it like to feel no pain?

Why do my branches weep when they're cut down?

Think again!

What's it like to have no eyes?

If you choose to believe the lies in your Mind

Are you not blind?

What's it like to be made of wood?

Now, you tell me!

© 2015 Betty Janet Davis

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      Betty Janet Davis 2 years ago from London, UK

      Thank you

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      Arun Dev 2 years ago from United Countries of the World

      Beautiful poem!

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      Betty Janet Davis 2 years ago from London, UK

      Thank you for taking the time to comment

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      vasantha T k 2 years ago from Bangalore

      Beautiful poem! Trees are life!

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      Missy Smith 2 years ago from Florida

      Very interesting poem. Very imaginative. I love trees, and think they have some sort of life. I enjoy listening to the branches sway and the leaves flutter in the wind. I liked this poem. Thanks for sharing. :)

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