I Knew The Trees

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Summary

Have you ever really felt at one with nature? This is a poem about feeling at one with nature.

Genre:
Poetry
Author:
Sarge
Status:
Complete
Chapters:
1
Rating:
n/a
Age Rating:
13+

Chapter 1

I knew the trees were there

Though I did not touch them

Though I did not see them

Though I did not smell them


I knew the trees were there

Even when I could not compare

Even when I could not see, or touch

Even when I could not hear or smell


I felt the bite of the ax

I knew the tree had a mortal wound.

I knew that it would not live. I felt it die.

Felt the many bites of ax and saw


But all was not so terrible as that

A new tree will grow

Where the old tree was

The new tree will know about the old tree


From the roots left behind,

From the chemical signature

And maybe, just maybe,

From the things that knew the old tree well.

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