Thursday, April 9, 2020

THINK....






Think of the muscles
A tall tree grows
In its leg, in its foot,
In its wide-spread toes.
Not to tip over
And fall on its nose
When a wild wind hustles
And tussles and blows.

~The Wind by Aileen Fisher~





22 comments:

  1. perfect poem.. love it.. stand tall and beautiful like a tree

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  2. Lovely - and I am endlessly grateful for the trees - and their muscles.

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  3. Oooh I like that. Copying to share, hope you don't mind.

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    1. Thank you Valerie, I'm honored that you enjoyed this enough to share. Please go right ahead :)

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    1. Thanks Diane, the Internet has an endless supply, and I still buy poetry books when one speaks to me with a favorite author :)

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  5. Pensamentos verdes, gostei da fotografia.
    Um abraço e continuação de uma boa semana.

    Andarilhar
    Dedais de Francisco e Idalisa
    O prazer dos livros

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    1. Muito obrigado. Um abraço e uma boa semana continuada :)

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  6. Hello, Denise

    I love the poem, I am a tree hugger. Take care, wishing you a great day!

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    1. Hi Eileen, thank you and me too :) Happy day to you!

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  7. And this thought about trees should also apply to people as well, Denise.

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  8. Piękne słowa. Las jest tajemniczy i wiecznie nas zadziwia.Miłego wieczoru:)

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    1. Dziękuję, zgadzam się :) Życzę zdrowia i szczęśliwych dni.

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  9. Haha … I’m thinking of all the brain muscles and gray cells it takes to write such a joyful, descriptive and lively poem!

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  10. I'll think of this when I'm walking in the forest with the wind blowing!

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