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A FOREST FULL OF TREES


A FOREST FULL OF TREES

As I entered the rainforest the other day,
Where the trees stood tall and free,
I looked up in amazement,
Since they couldn’t look down on me!
The trees raised their heads and hands,
In a thanks giving gesture to the Gods,
While I stood dwarfed by those trees,
The passing time I forgot!
The trees like silent sentinels, -
Stood steadfast, both tall and free;
Long before we roamed this earth,
The rainforest had its trees!

-Raj Nandy,
New Delhi,
02 Mar 09.

Submitted: Sunday, March 01, 2009
Edited: Sunday, March 01, 2009

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