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Kimberly sketching an upside-down tree with roots in the sky and leafy branches and clouds below the earth.

The same image as above, but turned right-side up.

fervently trying to grow to tall

in the direction from whence we came

finding calm in roots and earth

planting memories deeper still

ensuring a tethered spot for keeps

simply forgetting to learn from all

in new directions to broaden minds

finding light in wind and sky

planting footsteps further still

building together a spot for seeds


a tethered spot for keeps

© Kimberly K. Taylor-Pestell 2017

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