The forest the size of the world

Tue, 01/26/2021 - 16:14 -- mannyos

A soft breeze flows seamlessly

Through a forest the size of the world

A tree feels the featherlight touch

The generous moon places upon it

Acorns and leaves grace the branches

Treasured by those that dwell 

Among the forest the size of the world

Time goes forward, as it does

And the forest together gazes as one

Towards oceans and mountains and galaxies

And a tree looks up to a star

Tiny droplets and rocks and stars

Are not oceans and mountains and galaxies

The Squirrels and owls alike return to their branches

As the forest the size of the world ponders

The tree knows the great answer

A tree is a world, a forest a galaxy

The sun breaks the surface of the ocean

A possum leaps from one world to the next 

The forest the size of the world moves on

And the tree that was a forest has already fallen

 

 

 

 

This poem is about: 
Our world

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