RoseAnn V. Shawiak

(October 6,1950 / New Jersey)

A Mesquite Tree


Riding down the freeway, seeing a mesquite tree
crawling up a mountainside - almost to the top
of it.
Gently bent forward, making the upward climb
against all odds, knowing in it's roots it
would never really make it to the top.

Submitted: Thursday, January 09, 2014
Edited: Friday, January 10, 2014
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