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Sitting In A Tree Watching The World

Updated on February 19, 2013

Look At All The Things We Have Missed

The stillness of the moment where nothing seems to be happening

Then as we look farther we see a bird we did not see

Off in a distance sitting quietly just like me

As my eyes gaze I see another bird high in the sky

Flapping it's wings as it quickly passes by

The sky so blue

The trees so old maybe hundreds of years they stood

Holding the same ground branches once small now have grown

I see a birds nest tucked away in one spot

A simple home that gives them a place to call their own

As I get swept by the moment

There is no better place to be

To rest and enjoy my day

In such a relaxing way


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      DREAM ON 4 years ago

      Joy56 To the heavens and to the earth many times.You have not gone you have changed and moved on.We are all in a constant flow of change and to hold on to any one moment to long goes against life and all that is beautiful.Enjoy each day and new loves await.To greive constantly puts you in a place where you have no control.Come grab my hand and watch and listen to the birds sing.Open your heart up to happiness once again.

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      Joy56 4 years ago

      my mind went long ago believe me

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      DREAM ON 4 years ago

      Joy56 We can do better than that.At any moment we can visit and share not only what is happening all around us but two different places at once.We are so blessed.Let your mind go and anything is possible.Thanx so much.

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      Joy56 4 years ago

      wish we could fly like da birds, We could all visit each other.

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      DREAM ON 5 years ago

      Sparklea So many changes and so much beauty we all can enjoy every day if we just share.picklesandrufus To spend time with animals and birds and nature how wonderful.Thanx for reading and sharing.

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      picklesandrufus 5 years ago from Virginia Beach, Va

      When I go out to visit my horse, like you, I enjoy Mother Nature's simplicities as well.

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      Sparklea 5 years ago from Upstate New York

      Dream On: Voted up and beautiful. I have a profound love of nature, especially birds and trees. I look at the trees and sky every morning on my walk and I am in constant awe of the changes in nature. The trees all have dormant buds on them, waiting to burst forth into green with the arrival of Spring. What a miracle! Thank you for these words of praise for God's beauty. Blessings, Sparklea :)

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      DREAM ON 5 years ago

      Eiddwen I am so happy and may we all enjoy life.Thanx so much for reading.

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      Eiddwen 5 years ago from Wales

      Another wonderful gem which I vote up and share. Have a great day.


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      DREAM ON 5 years ago

      Mhatter99 Heres to keep those feelings flowing.What an amazing day it is.Gypsy Rose Lee We think we are the ones watching the world when we find out we are the ones being watched.Life is funny that way.Thanx so much for reading and sharing.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and beautiful. Lovely thoughts. Now I know what all those birds are doing in the trees in the spring and summer - watching the world. Loved this. Passing it on.

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      Martin Kloess 5 years ago from San Francisco

      TThis evoked wonderful feeling. Thank you.