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A Little Crooked Tree

November 10, 2009
By unbreakable SILVER, Newell, South Dakota
unbreakable SILVER, Newell, South Dakota
9 articles 0 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
Too many people grow up. That's the real trouble with the world, too many people grow up. They forget. They don't remember what it's like to be 12 years old. They patronize, they treat children as inferiors. Well I won't do that.

When I looked out my window
I glanced at this tree
it reminded me of life
and how it could be me.
The tree was not straight
nor was it tall
it was really crooked
and slightly small.
Unlike other trees
this one will not grow
but it will stand its ground
through rain, wind,or snow.
So how different are we as people
from this little crooked tree
in my opinion, we are not
because I believe.

The author's comments:
I was basically sitting in my room looking at this little tree that was right outside my window.

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on Apr. 6 2012 at 7:45 pm
Shahiro PLATINUM, Johnston, Iowa
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"Soon we must all choose between what is right and what is easy." - Dumbledore (Goblet of Fire)

That's beautiful! Isn't it fun to look at something randomly and get a sudden burst of inspiration?! I love this, nice work! Please check out my work!

on Feb. 4 2010 at 4:36 pm
Acalleq PLATINUM, Togiak, Alaska
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Favorite Quote:
you never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have

I think we all feel like that. We won't be the best nature springs up but unlike some we'll endure cuz of the deep roots... your poem relates to how my life seems to be going. thanx for a new out look.