The Tree Of Life

  • March 24, 1998

If life were but a tree
the world would finally be as one.
Past generations leave their legendary mark among the branches;
leaves as people, branches united and known to everyone.
Bark surrounds their tiny world;
respected and cherished by everyone.
Eventually, people would die and fall away;
their proud existence known to everyone.

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10 Comments on The Tree Of Life

  • Jeff says:
    January 26, 2019 at 6:25 PM

    A lovely poem. Death and taxes are the only sure things in life.


  • David Mureithi says:
    January 22, 2019 at 9:57 AM

    Pieces joined to make an awesome and truthful poet. People need to be one!


  • Danielle M says:
    January 20, 2019 at 9:13 PM

    What a beautiful way to descrive something that I consider real, the fact that we all are just one and part of the same thing and the same story, at the end.


  • Jericho Harper says:
    January 20, 2019 at 1:14 PM

    What a beautiful poetry. It speaks so much truth. Oh if only life was a tree.


  • thewanderrunner says:
    January 20, 2019 at 10:25 AM

    It really does.It stands as one and they work together.


  • brainedet says:
    January 19, 2019 at 7:41 AM

    Quote well put together. Life is for the humans and the living we must always make the best of it and live well too.


  • Miaka Yuuki says:
    January 18, 2019 at 11:00 PM

    I am a writer but not a poet. I do not know, but I am not good at rhymes. At least the traditional ones.


  • jolly555 says:
    January 18, 2019 at 6:40 PM

    The end of all humans is to die one day but the most important is for one to die proudly and leaving a legacy to be remember for.


  • Maury Cheskes says:
    January 18, 2019 at 4:52 PM

    Great piece. I really like your analogies. Sometimes nature is a good metaphor for everything.


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