Listen to the trees, how they whisper
And the flowers, how they gossip
Hear the ocean, how beautifully it sings
See the new life dance to its song
The fine weaving of the bark
The delicate embroidery of the petals
Open your eyes and see...
Droplets of water drive themselves against my window
How much I long to be with them
I dream to dance in the rain
To throw myself in a mad craze
In tune with the symphony of life
But my mother says no, you’ll catch a cold
Your clothes will become wet
She says that outside it is miserable
Swirling, Dancing, Leaping, Soaring
Intertwined with your soul
Printed ink on white paper
Brought to life by the Player
Old songs linked with memories
Brings back the sparkle in your eye
Swirl, Dance, Leap, Soar...
Trapped here, in this concrete confinement
Ripped away from my home
Far away from my family
Spending each day here alone
Hundreds of people walk by each day
No one sees my predicament
Not one person stops to help me
So I must spend each night here alone
All I want is to fly again
We are the trees
Tall and Magnificent
Mighty and Strong
Glowing with life
We sustain you, shelter you, feed you
And look how you repay us
You murder our families
And take away what is rightfully ours
How dare you compare us
With a pathetic little chair
Who are you...
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