IF A TREE FALLS

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I heard the tree

Fall in the forest.

It roared with mighty force

And ceased to exist.

 

Guileless in its demise

A destiny so old,

Vitality turned

To dust.

 

Beside this fallen grace,

Nature cries its disappointment.

Mournful lyrics carried away

By wind and fog,

As the day fell.

 

copyright Es-tee Miller

“When standing in the middle of the marvelous mountains and deep forests, in the earthy smell of all beginnings and endings, I often find myself asking what I have if all my possessions were taken away. Without money, car, house; or power and fame, if there are any, who am I?
In that very moment, being away from the external voices and left alone in nature, I find my answer.” …Zi Nguyen

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About redcontroversy

I know I'm a stargazing,skywatching,storm loving, sungazing addict. Environmentalist, political blogger, professional photographer, writer, artist...my favourite quote is: "If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive". ~ Eleonora Duse ~ ...my soul is definitely alive.
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