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The Oak Tree

October 16, 2013
By NightGoddess17 PLATINUM, New City, New York
NightGoddess17 PLATINUM, New City, New York
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Little oak, little oak
Grow up big and tall
‘Cause even though you take it slow
I know you’ll never fall

Wondrous oak, wondrous oak
Lit up in the sky
When you were struck and had no luck
I knew you’d never die

Grow up oak, grow up oak
I know you’re still alive
You’re just asleep, and I won’t weep
For to the clouds you strive

Sturdy oak, sturdy oak
You have to make it through
Despite your pain all through that rain
Others leaned on you too.

Big strong oak, big strong oak
You’ve passed the hardest test
Of reaching out from a tiny sprout
And becoming the best of the best.


The author's comments:
Dedicated to my 3rd grade teacher who inspired me to write

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on Mar. 3 2014 at 6:15 pm
dreamcatcher77 BRONZE, Congers, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"People change things go wrong but just remember life goes on"

love it! sooo good. 


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