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from a small seed becomes a giant,

found in places untamed and so defiant,

out stretched arms reach for heavens light,

with age, leaves grow, turn from dull to bright,

they shelter us from the heat,

its shade spans several feet,

It is an artist tree,

brilliant colors to see, 

Leaves shaped like an upside down flower,

bugs seem to devour,

If you cut it down,

it surrenders it age with a frown,

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Comment by Maryanne Mesple on March 21, 2013 at 9:00pm

Good comp ... especially the surrender with a frown in the end ...

Comment by Hilary F. Coulter on March 13, 2013 at 2:21pm

so glad you like it. it was a home work ass. for IVPL writer's group. we each to describe a maple tree. It was very interesting because we each had different view points

Comment by John M. Cook on March 13, 2013 at 9:55am

Love it, Hilary.  Thanks for sharing.

Comment by wiffledust on March 12, 2013 at 11:44pm

what a great job, hilary! i'm so happy you joined us and are jumping right in sharing your writing! i particularly like the phrase, "found in places untamed and so defiant". that's so true. beautiful use of words! ...don't forget to put the c.2013, hilary coullter on it. also, please add a picture. i share work on fb, and a pic makes people notice! :-) if you don't want it shared, please specify

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