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A tree

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Who can resist a solitary tree at the top of a hill???

(I think this might have been a wee bit inspired by Six Feet Under…)

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Written by Titirangi Storyteller

19/10/2012 at 1:06 am

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  1. Have to be stronger when you stand alone but what a view 🙂

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    Happy Daze

    19/10/2012 at 3:12 am

    • You’re right! It occurs to me, this might also have been inspired by Scarlett O’Hara vowing that she and her family will survive just before the intermission of Gone With the Wind…

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  2. You know how you’re an island? I’m a tree.

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    poietes

    21/10/2012 at 5:26 am

    • But what kind of tree??? There are so so very many…
      For years I felt I was a tree – but a tree on a barge or other large flat boat, filled with soil and all the other things a tree needs to live. But nonetheless a tree at sea, which is entirely unnatural for a tree to be, no matter how healthy it appears to be. A tree is meant to set its roots deep into the soil (well, not if you are a palm tree…)… I guess my barge found a harbour – and I became an island…
      (Have you read Life of Pi? I found that book so utterly charming and close to my heart – I wished I had written half of it and maybe could have. I hear they have made a movie out of it – not sure I want to see it.)

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      • I loved that book, and I agree, not sure how the movie could possibly captures the book’s essence.

        Kind of tree? Probably a weeping willow, on an island, in the middle of the ocean. I know. Totally improbable and impossible.

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        poietes

        22/10/2012 at 6:54 am


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