To a favored tree

I like that you’re old-big, and shaggy.
No way I could get arms around you..
I’ll just sit here, close again, listening.
I waited all day for this time with you.
Wanted to see your hot leaves cooled.
Your sudden quiet suggests sap rising.
You’re no sugarer, though; just happy.
July 31, 2017


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5 thoughts on “To a favored tree

  1. loisajay says:

    This is the most beautiful visual.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. jackcollier7 says:

    weirdly descriptive of a friendly old tree. ❤

    Liked by 1 person

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