Cj Heck

Born in Columbus OH - living in Florida
Cj Heck
Born in Columbus OH - living in Florida
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The Money Tree (Children)

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I dreamed I grew a money tree
outside in my yard.
My job was to care for it
and I worked very hard.

I saw that it was watered.
It grew so straight and tall
and when the money ripened
I picked it in the fall.
The flowers were green dollar bills,
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andrew 23 October 2020
nice poem for losers
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Wyeth Tocco 16 December 2019
Could one use this poem in a video entered in a film competition?
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Cj Heck 17 December 2019
I would consider it an honor, Wyeth. I hope you win!
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Tara Rose 31 January 2017
Does this poem appear in any of your children's collections (Barking Spider) ?
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Cj Heck 01 February 2017
Hello Tara! Thank you for your interest. Yes, the poem is in my first book, which was published in 2000. It's still available through Amazon: https: //www.amazon.com/Barking-Spiders-Other-Stuff-Second/dp/1563152215/ref=sr_1_1? ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1262457459&sr=1-1
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Kim Barney 31 January 2016
I must echo Patricia Grantham's sentiments. All of us have wished for a money tree at some time or another. We can keep on wishing, can't we?
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Cj Heck 31 January 2016
We sure can. Thank you for taking the time to read my poem, Kim.
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Patricia Grantham 14 January 2016
Very nice and enjoyable read about a money tree. A wish that most of us have made at one time or another. Love it,
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Cj Heck 14 January 2016
Thank you, Patricia.
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Shannon Chapel 06 December 2005
Great imagery. Well done. S
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Herbert Nehrlich1 28 June 2005
And people say that money ain't really grown on trees some also say that honey is not made by the bees. But I do know that money grows only in the night I'll get up for my honey and watch the pretty sight of dollar bills bright green all fluttering in the breeze I am so very keen that I climb up and seize a bucket full of dollars to take home to invest when my sweet honey hollers 'Please pick, for me, the rest! '
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Don't we all! ! Good poem!
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