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October 18, 2012
By lizpaula DIAMOND, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
lizpaula DIAMOND, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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We are planted together
roots underground

we share water
and you so generously
shade me with your leaves.

and even in the summers heat
when I am beneath you for shade
i wish to be closer

and even in the winters edge
when you are bare and I am gone
i wish to be closer

and though our roots wrap among each other
and you taste but sweet nectar
i wish to be closer

but this feeling
is unreachable
unless I grew inside you

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