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The Tree a poem by Tom Splitt

The Tree  Nigel Borrington

The Tree
Nigel Borrington

The Tree

by Tom Splitt

The calm quiet strength of a tree
Anchored deep in the earth
Reaching high in the sky
The calm quiet strength of a tree

The calm quiet strength of a tree
Full of life from its roots
To the tiniest branch
The calm quiet strength of a tree

And oh, how it comforts me
How it teaches me
Without a sound
Then I realize at once
That this tree and I are one
In eternity

The calm quiet strength of a tree
From the weight of its trunk
To its delicate leaves
The calm quiet strength of a tree

The calm quiet strength of a tree
Showing anyone near
All the secrets of time
The calm quiet strength of a tree

4 responses

  1. That is one amazing old soul, full of character, literally 🙂 Beautiful verse in accompaniment 😉

    July 19, 2016 at 2:27 pm

  2. I love this tree and I are one.

    July 19, 2016 at 3:43 pm

  3. Talk about the strength of time ~ amazing tree.

    July 20, 2016 at 7:18 pm

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