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(November 3,1950 / Selma, Alabama)

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Trees In Love

Trees reach up
The leaves reach out
The roots grow deep

Thus is my love for you

Plant your feet in my soil
Taste the salt of my soul
Place your future willingly

Thus your love is for me

Sing the chorus of every leaf
Waving in a tempest tossed
The choir in green goes aloft

Thus our love is forever more

Submitted: Monday, June 17, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, June 18, 2013


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  • Neela Nath (8/13/2013 8:52:00 PM)

    Wrapped up with romantic flavor.Beautiful!

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  • Simon Odhiambo (8/13/2013 6:57:00 AM)

    Come on poet...I like the title. Trees in love and the roots and the soil. The imagery is great. You have opened my inner eyes.

  • Geetha Jayakumar (8/10/2013 10:50:00 AM)

    Very Beautiful poem. Loved reading each lines as well I agree with
    the beautiful comments. I am left with no words to describe it. Loved reading it.

  • Heather Wilkins (7/15/2013 3:48:00 PM)

    trees in love is a nice thought. but why not. everything falls in love and so be the trees.

  • Neela Nath (7/6/2013 6:56:00 AM)

    My heart dances when I behold......Metaphysical effect I received from this poem.lovely.

  • Ramesh Rai (7/5/2013 7:23:00 AM)

    Sing the chorus of every leaf
    Waving in a tempest tossed
    The choir in green goes aloft
    beautiful write.

  • Khairul Ahsan (7/4/2013 7:22:00 PM)

    A beautiful poem. Love defined metaphorically, love and nature intertwined.
    Simple, but superb!

  • Bri Edwards (7/2/2013 2:57:00 PM)

    may you always weather well the droughts and storms and other hazards trees have to deal with. enjoyed it. thanks for sharing.

  • Farah Ilyas (7/2/2013 10:17:00 AM)

    wao what a poem of multihued love, very passionate write about the selfless love to kept in mind the willingness of the person in front of yours..Kudos

  • Yasmeen Khan (7/1/2013 2:00:00 AM)

    Very beautifully described using the metaphor of a tree, Nature's symbol of growth and life.

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