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    dots Submission Name: Magnoliadots

    Author: ShiveringFire
    Elite Ratio:    4.9 - 328/84/22
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    The Magnolia Tree

    This Majestic Magnolia grew up poor
    In a rhododendron ghetto
    But at a blessed spot, where sunbeams intersected
    The muted aura of Earth.

    And now whenever I pass by it, it seems to be laughing
    Besieged in the slanted rain, in those little flakes of heaven
    Like a digital dream scattering pixel by pixel
    And in the nights I feel, I hear it sing
    Of the winds that blow away its flowers
    And of one---- who blows away the wind.

    And I wonder why all the five elements
    Came to pour their beauty, to coalesce into a tree!
    And why it seems to be brooding sometimes
    As if trying to speak, to narrate a tragedy!

    This evening, it looked sad, dreadfully bleak
    Its pink glory browned up in matter of one week
    Like some cancer of the plants or lightnings strike
    So I walked up to it and asked--- what happened, old pal?
    And touched for the first time its pale auburn skin
    You see, I had expected wood but ohhh it felt so human!!

    Submitted on 2011-03-21 11:12:21     Terms of Service / Copyright Rules
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      i love magnolia trees. i work in the garden of a major retailer.. so im surrounded by magnolia trees. im def going to be looking at them differently from now on.. good write
    | Posted on 2011-04-15 00:00:00 | by scardnscared | [ Reply to This ]
      Tree huggers what would we do without them? I enjoyed this poem, because I could picture the tree in my mind. It's almost like I touched it myself. :)
    | Posted on 2011-03-30 00:00:00 | by NeonCookies | [ Reply to This ]
      Highly original, and a very creative piece of writing. Really enjoyed reading this.

    | Posted on 2011-03-24 00:00:00 | by Frank Maguire | [ Reply to This ]
      wow.. i love trees dont you? personally i like maple trees but thats just me... i two believe that trees have some sort of humanity within them. my tree, mabeline is over a hundred years old. some times i climb into the high branches and tell her about my day.... yes im a tree hugger.
    | Posted on 2011-03-22 00:00:00 | by chiatealover | [ Reply to This ]

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