five-minute friday: tree

On Fridays, a bunch of brave writers gather over at Lisa-Jo Baker’s blog, to all spend 5 collective minutes writing on a single prompt. You can check out her blog for info on how it works and then consider giving it a go yourself! Five minutes. No self-editing. Just real stuff. I never read other posters before I go – makes it to difficult to hear my own words. So here I am for this week’s post: tree. Let me just say that when my mind is blank and my baby is sick, tongue-in-cheek poetry is about all that I can come up with in five minutes. So there.

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there is much to be said for the tree || sarah writes || tongue in cheek poetry

There is much to be said for the tree:

It's changing with seasons, for one.

There is much to be said for the tree:

It's leaves and it's branches and such.

 

There is much to be said for the tree:

It's roots stretching deep in the ground,

It's always un-ending, twisting and bending,

Reaching and swaying and sounds.

 

There is much to be said for the tree:

wood, bark, paper and mulch

Fires and homes,

furniture and tomes -

There is much to be said for the tree.