Treasure Island

Theresa Quinn


Pine of the Wood


Pine of the wood
In awe I stand before you.
You speak
not in common languages
Yet indeed you speak.
At times, rejoicing and singing out
Before your Maker.
Weathering heat and storm,
Winds and sickening calm
And through it all
You remain
Steadfast,
Immovable
And somewhat unchanged.

Secrets of healing
Are within you.
Providing timber,
Fuel
Shade
Precious pabulum
And homes for creatures
Both great and small.
Used by God to
Inspire,
And reveal
Many mysteries
You are awesome
Oh great pine of the wood

Copyright 2010

Submitted: Wednesday, August 11, 2010
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