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Trees Included
8 October, 2016
author: Rebecca Ditch-Hammack (aka Dreamer)

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Sometimes we bend and sometimes we break.
Sometimes we lose part of who we were
But we all survive.

Branching out in a new direction.
Are we less than who we were?
Perhaps, but perhaps we are more

Filling the gaps of what once was
The scar is but a memory
Lost upon the years

The new becoming, of who we are
A passing memory of what once was;
Is only that.

We all get a few scars in our lives
But we heal, and live to tell about it
And we move forward...

------- Author's Notes -------

This was inspired by a special tree, Michael's Tree, that a large branch was lost from in the Hurricane.

Thinking about how life continues even after a hurricane. Yes, there is loss, sometimes horrible loss. But despite the loss we grow and learn to live again.

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Comments on this poem/writing:

anonymous (198.223.222.84) -- Saturday, October 8 2016, 07:26 pm

Thank you

Awwww I love this!!! Thank you
mental (208.54.44.188) -- Saturday, October 8 2016, 09:25 pm

where

this is true.where are you I'm on the coast of sc
Dreamer (107.133.200.6) -- Sunday, October 9 2016, 03:20 am

I am here

I am in Indiana. Michael who inspired the poem is in the Vero Beach area. Take care during the storms Mental.. I'll keep you in my good thoughts.
mental (208.54.44.200) -- Sunday, October 9 2016, 10:31 pm

thanks

i'm good last night very windy today clean up day thanks for your thoughts.
 
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