As I Waited as a Tree

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As I Waited as a Tree

I stand waiting as a tree

Staring straight at a bee

As I waited as a tree

Something came over me

A sudden feel of excitement and wonder

As I watched the bee fly over and under

I watched it move in and out

I wanted to shout

Come here come here

Speak in my ear

As I waited as a tree

I heard the bee

And he said something quite

Wonderful to me

He said you can be all you want to be

Then just like that I was grass

As I watched a dog pass

I said "Hello there good friend."
And he said, "It's funny the way you bend."

Then the dog said something to me

He said you can be anything you want to be

Then just like that I was a flower

Watching an owl at witching hour

She came and kept me company in the dead of night

She was quite a sight

Then she said to me “wake up time to start the day”

I wake to my mom yelling “UP!” as I lay.

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sawdust commented on As I Waited as a Tree

05-09-2010

i thought this little ditty was a wonderful creation of for thought and a willing desire step out of the box and look at things from a different perspective nice job squirt

Crush commented on As I Waited as a Tree

04-29-2010

very entertaining ! i laughed at the originality of this piece. well done and with, " you can be all you want to be..." dreams and reality are closer than we know." thanks for sharing. i have to give this a high 9 !

thecross commented on As I Waited as a Tree

04-29-2010

A nice write about a creative and imaginative dream, well done.

Poetry is what gets lost in translation.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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