We Grow


And growing still.

Family Tree

I like to remember with love

Those who planted our trees.

They exist in our roots

And nurture our present

From our past.

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40 thoughts on “We Grow

  1. Yes! I like to remember too Colleen. ❤
    Diana xo


  2. Very interesting! I never thought of that. Something good to think about! So glad they took the time to plant our trees!


  3. Ann Koplow says:

    I will remember this post with love, Colleen.


  4. “I think that I shall never see…..” But your poem is as lovely as a tree. 🎄


  5. Yes, indeed. ❤ ❤ ❤


  6. Lovely. I often gather self seeded saplings from my garden and plant them out along my daily walk route. I relish the thought of them outlasting me by many years!


  7. Rachel says:

    Thank’s for the reply on mom’s blog. I wasn’t sure where to post a thank you but i thought this one seemed good. she gave me things i can grow from.


    • You’re welcome Rachel. Thank you for taking the time to visit with me.

      Your mom gave us all things to grow from. What a wonderful thing for you to remember and carry with you.

      Merry Christmas Rachel.


  8. reocochran says:

    Yes, I thank those who came before me for the lessons they ingrained upon my DNA. Roots mean the world to how we grow, Colleen. ❤


  9. Beautiful image of stillness and growth.


  10. samba2017 says:

    Thanks for sharing! I liked the ‘roots’ theme. I have just started a poetry blog here on WordPress in case you have time to look? Today’s poem is about a very earthy lady! Have a good day, Sam 🙂


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