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An Old Man Sitting Under A Tree

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An old man sitting under a tree
Sees much further than a boy
standing on top of a tree
An old man sittting at the bottom of a mountain
sees further than a boy standing on top of a mountain
The old man has acquired unmatched wisdom
The boy thinks foolishness is wisdom.

When the old man offers advice
The boy laughs mockingly
When the boy grows taller than the father
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Saturday, October 14, 2017
Topic(s) of this poem: modern
COMMENTS
A B Faniki 30 September 2019
An insighful ballad tganks for sharing I enjoyed it a lot. Great write and message in this poem
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Brian Taylor 27 May 2019
Great poem! It is well written and the message is understood of a old man sitting under a tree who's more experienced and wiser than a boy sitting on top of a tree who's not.
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Qiniso Mogale 29 May 2019
I thank you dear poet.
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Chinedu Dike 29 March 2018
Sagacity of old age is beautifully and appealingly captured in the poem. A great piece of work, focused and factual. Thanks for sharing Qiniso.
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Lea- Beima Dorestin 09 November 2017
Direct and precise Well done!
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Rini. 09 November 2017
Congratulations for poem of the day Quiniso.. Nicely written
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Jette Blackstone 09 November 2017
Wisdom is very valuable. Thanks for sharing your poem.
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Muzahidul Reza 09 November 2017
Sees much further than a boy, excellent written, congrats and thanks for sharing the poem with us
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Sarah Persson 09 November 2017
I love this poem about wisdom in the older man. Well deserved Poem of theday, congratulations
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Bernard F. Asuncion 09 November 2017
Wow such a brilliant write filled with wisdom.....congrats for being chosen....10+++
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Edward Kofi Louis 09 November 2017
The Youth! ! They refuse to listen to advice! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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