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Something about a tree
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Les    Posted 09-18-2004 at 07:45:20       [Reply]  [No Email]
If I could learn the secrets of a tree
The art of living fully in one spot
Of using wisely that which is my lot
To grow above my lesser company
Thou still a part of my community
To fight the menace of an inner rot
Or outer parasite, for one cannot
Of all such enemies be wholly free.

If I could learn to alternate the days
Of strong production with the days of rest
And in my older years provide the best
Of strength, of beauty and of shaded ways
How fortunate indeed my life would be
If I had all the power of a tree.

This sonnet in iambic pentameter was composed by Clark L. Stevens, a professor of forestry at the University of New Hampshire.


mud    Posted 09-18-2004 at 08:40:36       [Reply]  [No Email]
shoot, that was nice. i swear i dont see anything
imbiotic about it.


Big Mike    Posted 09-18-2004 at 08:34:40       [Reply]  [No Email]
Chain Saws, Birds, Dogs what lift their Leg. Only to end up Firewood.


ron,ar    Posted 09-18-2004 at 09:02:54       [Reply]  [No Email]
Pegleg Pete had to whittle him a wooden leg out of a tree, maybe you can make you a wooden toe, might raise them trees up in your esteem somewhat.


Big Mike    Posted 09-18-2004 at 09:27:51       [Reply]  [No Email]
I LOVE Trees! I just make sure I check fer Bees first now...... ":^O ";^)


STEVE19438    Posted 09-18-2004 at 08:07:22       [Reply]  [Send Email]
or a bunch of tooth pics!


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