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2012 April PAD Challenge: Day 10

Okay; we're somehow already a third of the way through April. How did that happen?

Today's "Two-for-Tuesday" prompts are:

  1. Write a Forest poem.
  2. Write a Tree poem.

You can literally write about a forest. Or you can literally write about a tree. Or you can dive right into the metaphor separating the two. Your choice. Get creative with it.

Here's my attempt:

"Trees"

They often blend together
when they're packed together
like that. I mean, one branch
bends around another and
another but not touching,
save when the wind blows hard.
I mean, it's hard to pick
a favorite--until I find
one so twisted and unique
that I want to live inside
it or build a house beside
the tree beside the stream
that carries my thoughts to you.
I mean, you're always on my mind.

*****

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