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Trees
by Ed Matlack

Tuesday, October 28, 2003

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Kind of a combination of Humor and Nature, but had to go with humor for the category...I hope you enjoy it!


               TREES”


 


I have always thought that when I die I would like to come back as a dog…what an idyllic life,


 


But after seeing how some are mistreated, well…


 


Now I am thinking of coming back as a tree, especially the kind that changes color in the fall,


 


So pleasing to the eye of humans & still near to the heart of dogs, or closer to their hind legs…


 


To be a member of the family of trees living 100’s of years,


making shade for families, a place for a swing or growing fruit, all this and more are great reasons to come back as


trees,


 


And on the upside, I won’t have any fleas!


 


                                                            (ed)


 

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Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 10/29/2003
Ed....wonderful write!!!
Reviewed by Jeanette Foresta 10/29/2003
Beautiful picture! I did a painting of a man meshed into a tree. But, the man is me. Or is it you? :/
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 10/29/2003
Nice write, Ed; so glad to be reading you again! Sure have missed you! Say hi to Rufus for me; give him a Texas pat for me, 'kay? (((HUGS))) and much love, your Texas friend, Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 10/29/2003
Excellent thought, Ed!
Reviewed by Richard Vallance (Reader) 10/28/2003


Hah, hah, hah!

But of course, we humans mistreat trees, no excuse me, ABUSE them just as badly!

Look at what we've done to their mother, Gaia!

What a mess (are we, not Earth!)

Sad, ain't it?

Richard Vallance,
Ottawa, Ontario,
CANADA

P.S. I agree with Taylor Trenton. That last verse invests an otherwise tragic poem with a feathery touch of wry humour!

Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 10/28/2003
Beautiful, I loved this, wonderfully written!

Reindeer
Reviewed by Evelyn Simon 10/28/2003
Yeah, and you would have to stand in one spot with doggy urine
all over you. LOL! This poem was great.
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 10/28/2003
Fun thoughts! Wonderful write.
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