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April 4, 2009
By firstsnowfalls DIAMOND, Marcellus, New York
firstsnowfalls DIAMOND, Marcellus, New York
51 articles 6 photos 105 comments

Less than a mile into the wood is
a tree
whose branches spread wide
like open arms.
There is a knothole a few feet
off the ground.
The perfect foothold to climb up to
a thick branch
that bends off into two

The ideal place to lie and
read or
write or
Just breathe.
Looking up
into its sturdy branches
Makes life seem a little more stable.

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This article has 4 comments.

on Mar. 9 2012 at 3:28 pm
beautifulspirit PLATINUM, Alpharetta, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
--Eleanor Roosevelt

I like this---having a special tree as a safety place in one's life. 

on Nov. 25 2009 at 2:15 pm
teenwrite123 BRONZE, New York, New York
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it soothes me. read me as soon as my work comes out

on Nov. 19 2009 at 7:40 pm
firstsnowfalls DIAMOND, Marcellus, New York
51 articles 6 photos 105 comments
thanks! :)

on Nov. 18 2009 at 5:27 pm
InnocentPoet BRONZE, Floral Park, New York
3 articles 4 photos 8 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Stories are for joining the past to the future... Stories are for eternity, when memory is erased, when there is nothing left to remember except the story." - "The Things They Carried" by Tim O'Brien

wow. I feel like it reaches the soul at an intimate level. Nice work. Really deserved to be in the magazine. 4 stars because I believe that not everything is perfect (aka 5 stars) :)


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