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I Am This Tree
by Dawn Richerson

Tuesday, January 31, 2006
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I am this tree
gnarly and knotted
scarred through and spotted
longing to be
decorated
consecrated
beautiful again.

This tree is me
stripped of spring glory
strong in this story
waiting to see
my summer friend
his ear to bend
before last sunset.

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Reviewed by jude forese 2/1/2006
your creative roots branch out nicely in this poem ...
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 2/1/2006
Most outstanding Dawn!!

You hold a powerful pen lady!!

love tinka
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope) 2/1/2006
Brilliant poem which moves down your throat like a drop of fresh water, soothing your feelings, comforting your heart and soul.
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 2/1/2006
Waiting for the return of new life in the spring..
Reviewed by William Bonilla 1/31/2006
an outstanding piece
love nature write
this read well
Thanks for sharing

Love & Peace
William
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 1/31/2006
Dawn,

So many outstanding lines comprise a beautiful tree. Yes, Dawn, you've become the tree, and made us enjoy your foliage. Well done, Poet, friend, well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Peter Paton 1/31/2006
The gnarled and knotted tree has seen it all before, and is ingrained with inate wisdom and perception !
I agree with Michelle below, this is a singularly outstanding tree story Dawn
Reminded me of Treebeard in Lord of the Rings !
Peter
Reviewed by Janet Parker 1/31/2006
Beautiful and brilliant. "my summer friend his ear to bend
before last sunset." Love those three lines.
Reviewed by Jane Rodway 1/31/2006
One of the best tree poems i ever read.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/31/2006
Brilliant, beautiful poem! I love trees,especially when they are gnarled and knotted!;-) luv this!

Eileen^
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