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POEM: A Sprout’s Life [PoMo Day 18 – Imagist]

By Berniegourley @berniegourley
POEM: A Sprout’s Life [PoMo Day 18 – Imagist]
From dirt, the newly sprouted plant
is but two tender leaves, drooping.
Its silken shaft in subtle slant,
in shadow of gardener, stooping.
...
Becomes the tree standing stout -n- straight.
Its leafy limbs doggedly swayed.
Its own acorns now split and sprout,
as the old man sits in its shade.
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