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Esra Karatash Alpay

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Old Tree
by Esra Karatash Alpay

Tuesday, September 30, 2003

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Tired was he,
As he used to stand still,
And I smiled every morning,
From my window sill.
Like a wrinkled up grandfather
Was the old tree.
On the corner of my street,
Stood he.
A witness to Time,
As the previous generation
Of children,
Had passed and played on the street,
And our generation that
Had grown and played on the very street.
But,
He shall stand no more,
Chopped down was he,
By modernization,
New Building City Policy.
Progression and Development
Continues to destroy
The greenery,
And with it,
The very core
Of humanity.

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Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 10/2/2003
Great message in the verse!!!!
Reviewed by Kevin Mc Crum (Reader) 10/1/2003
How sad a thought and true. Well written.
Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader) 9/30/2003
Beautiful work and wise message Esra!
~Nikki~
Reviewed by Taylor Trenton (Reader) 9/30/2003
This is an excellent one. i love this piece.
Taylor
Reviewed by Transcendental Poet (Reader) 9/30/2003
I love the message contained in this piece..
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