Environment Poem

Poem About The Existence Of Trees

The existence of trees in nature is very important for our planet and for us to have good, clean air to breathe. I know trees are a renewable source, but the old growth trees are quickly disappearing. My poem is about admiring their beauty and enjoying the scenery while the old trees are still here with us.

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Published by Family Friend Poems April 2020 with permission of the Author.

The timbered giants stand oh-so tall,
and that makes me feel so very, very small.

Their shadows dance from winds that blow.
In earthly ground is where they grow.

The sun shines down upon these trees,
and with water from ground they grow their leaves.

They're richly dressed as king and queen,
while clothed in leaves of emerald green.

They are many trees of a different kind:
some oak, some maple, some walnut, some are pine.

Once there were many in forest wide,
but now there are less that which abide.

These wooden giants in forest be,
seems man can't see the forest for the trees.



I am investing myself in time and leaving something for future generations. I hope that someone who now is in the future might be inspired by my poems. This is my way of giving back to the world that has given me the things which I have needed in life. I am a simple man and have not much to say about myself, but maybe the poems will reveal...

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