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I am a tree

April 14, 2009
By Christina DiSomma SILVER, Plattsmouth, Nebraska
Christina DiSomma SILVER, Plattsmouth, Nebraska
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I am a tree
Weathering wind, rain, and thunder
A little taller each time, for
What does not kill us only makes us stronger

I am green and young
Stretching upwards towards the sky
Reaching for what can never be attained

I am strong in my foundation
Roots reaching deep beneath the earth
Looking for life-giving water

I am covered in armor
A bark which protects me
Hiding the vulnerability within

I am a tree
Weathered, yet young
Strong, yet vulnerable
I am a tree

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on Jul. 7 2010 at 2:14 pm
HeatherBee BRONZE, I Live In, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
Go on and try to tear me down. I will be rising from the ground, like a skyscraper

Love is louder than the pressure to be perfect

hey thats kinda deep :) awesome. i liked ur word choice alot too

on Jul. 4 2010 at 8:17 pm
hiddenbird122 SILVER, West Babylon, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"A real friend is one who walks in, when the rest of the world walks out."

-Walter Winchell

I love this poem! Nicely written :)