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Kilmer, Joyce: Trees

Portre of Kilmer, Joyce

Trees (English)

I think that I shall never see   

A poem lovely as a tree.             


A tree whose hungry mouth is prest    

Against the sweet earth's flowing breast;         


A tree that looks at God all day,                      

And lifts her leafy arms to pray;            


A tree that may in summer wear           

A nest of robins in her hair;      


Upon whose bosom snow has lain;     

Who intimately lives with rain. 


Poems are made by fools like me,         

But only God can make a tree.

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