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   My Tree

At an early age,
I began to nurture you.
Water, Sunlight, and Love.

And soon you grew,
Strong.
Beautiful.

I grew also,
Distracted by my goals
my heart
my comforts.

And as I sit here, on your neglected

stump-

I wish I had stood up and protected you.

by J. R, Lakeville, CT


This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.






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ScarletThread said...
Feb. 20, 2010 at 9:01 pm
awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i love that, sad as it is.
keep up the great work!!!!
 
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