Valentine for My Tree

Valentine for My Tree

How Do I Love Thee?

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.

I love thee to the depth of your roots

and breadth and height your branches reach, nearly out of sight.

I love thee to the level of every day's need for clean air or the sun's filtered light.

I love thee freely as squirrels scamper up your trunk, skyward bound.

I love thee purely as your helicopters twirl to the ground.

I love thee with a passion I use

to jump in your largest piles of fall leaves.

I love thee when your buds tell me it's looking like spring.

I love thee for your refuge on summer's hottest day.

And for your leaves in the wind, in grace and harmony they sway.

I love thee for the acorns you drop so low.

And I even love thee in winter

when your bare bones are covered in snow.

 

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