Monday, November 18, 2013


One word given to me

know how the root touches water
know how the leaf dances in the wind
know how the canopy entwines the sky

know the feel of smooth bark
white as bleached bone
worn smooth by wind and water

know root and water
wind and leaf
crown and sky

know and be

Pamela Olson, 11/18/2013

In response to the Invitation to Poetry:
The Call to Our True Selves

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