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This week's theme: Trees
April 24: Find Your Perfect Mentor in a Tree
April 25: For Someone Who Devotes His Life to Trees
April 26: A Tree Is like a Frozen Dancer
April 27: All of Us Can Take Our Cue from Trees

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All of Us Can Take Our Cue from Trees

All of us can take our cue from trees,
Relating only symbiotically,
Becoming just what those who need us need
Out of need for all that they can give.
Remember: Without trees we could not breathe.
Dependence rests on dual dependencies,
As birds who seek their shelter sow their seeds.
Yet we destroy the friends we need to live.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

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