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Lesson From an Old Tree

A poem

Photo by gryffyn m on Unsplash

I went to the old grandmother oak,
a sadness sat heavy on my lungs
like a cold iron

I hoped she might have
some wisdom to impart
or at least give me the comfort
of being in the presence
of something so beautiful

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Caroline Mellor

Caroline Mellor

Mother, writer and tea drinker living in the Sussex Weald. Poetry, prose and personal essays. www.carolinemellorwriter.com