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Seed (Part 1)

January 5, 2010
By SILVER, Mountain View, California SILVER, Mountain View, California
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Favorite Quote:
“Writing a book is an adventure. To begin with, it is a toy and an amusement; then it becomes a mistress, and then it becomes a master, and then a tyrant. The last phase is that just as you are about to be reconciled to your servitude, you kill the

You're still a seed
That's being held in the hand of a farmer.
Haven't even touched the ground yet,
Been covered in soil,
Or allowed to grow.
A seed,
A baby--
Coated and protected,
Waiting for the moment
When it can be joined with the earth.
For something?
For love
To Grow
and be watered
and pruned.
Allowed to breathe fresh air,
Feel the shine of the Sun's rays,
To sway along with the other young sprouts
And blossom.
A seed
that wants to sprout
And Spring! out into the world
To share a new perfume
and gather both bees and birds
with it's bright flowers
and smell
and beauty
A seed
to grow
and be
a tree.

The author's comments:
Have you already grown?

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