Trees are elegant


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Stately sturdy trees,

Elegant, balanced examples of

Nature’s soldiers.

Their beauty is bewitching,

Silhouettes enchanting,

Nature’s finest example of giving:

Oxygen,

thanks to green chlorophyll,

Homes for. . .

creatures as big as

Orangutans and Cheetahs,

(Children, too.)

Homes for. . .

songsters sweet and chirping.

Chittering, chattering pranksters

chipmunks and squirrels

chasing each other,

such scampering imps!

Trees open their arms

and embrace us all.

In their final hour,

providing

wood for warmth

and furniture.

words written by ~

Robin Oldrieve Cochran.

Winter in January, 2017.

~~~~~~~~~~

Prayer at Sunrise

“O greater Maker of this Thy great sun,

Give me the strength this

one day’s race to run.

Fill me with light,

Fill me with sunlight strength.

Fill me with joy to rob

the day its length.

Light from within,

Light that will outward shine,

Strength to make stronger

some weaker heart than mine.

Joy to make glad each…

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