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Tree A Sage.

The tree in front
 has become gaunt
 with leaves drying
 branches breaking
 slowly losing its hold
still standing bold
though tottering
 and twisting
when wind blows fierce
then resuming cheers
when there is calm
spreading its balm
under a wide canopy
now looking very shaky
yet it looks beautiful
wholesome and plentiful
having lived its age
 with the feel of a sage.












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