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>≫≫Overbearing Tree

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The big tree casts a giant shadow
Over the little saplings surrounding him
Keeping them in thrall long after he is gone

He tied them tight to the past
Squashing their youthful spirit
And forcing them down the same tired path
He took to follow for himself

His tricks are many and branches are big

The saplings need to take a changing course
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POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
What happens first always appears better and more originals what comes after. if you succeed a great man or have a famous parent, you have to accomplish double their achievements to out shine them, one should not get lost in their shadow. one should establish their own world, name and identity ….



this poem is nothing to do with tress...

the technique and trend of post-modernism i have used here in this poem that is i jump in logic, time and in image creation.. thanks...
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Wahab Abdul 22 November 2013

There will always be people who are better then you, that doesn't mean that you also can't be great. Jaelynn Knapp8 minutes ago I like how you use a simple truth to portray a deeper meaning.

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Kanav Justa 21 November 2013

Enjoyed reading this.. nice poem..

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