the apple falls
next to the trunk
and if it is not moved
it will re-seed in the same soil
Gives me something to think about. 😀
Always a valuable thing about poetry.
Reblogged this on KT Phillips Writes and commented:
This is so true! Great poem, Shawn!
A cautionary tale, if ever there was one.
Indeed. Though metaphor is often lost on those it applies to most.
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Shawn Bird is a high school English teacher, poet, and YA author in the beautiful Shuswap region of British Columbia, Canada. She is a proud member of Rotary and a former Rotary Youth Exchange Student.
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