Nature

The Story Of a Soul

Sometimes

my soul hangs off me

in strips.

It makes me think of the bark

that peels from fat-trunked trees;

old layers tearing off in shards—

like maybe

the tree

might be crying.

So that’s what a sad soul looks like?

When I walk in nature

I wonder if it’s true.

Maybe a tree wears its soul

on the inside…

and the outside.

And maybe trees

need

to be hugged.

Just like we do.

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1 thought on “The Story Of a Soul”

  1. An interesting thought. The next time I see a tree in need of a hug, I’ll be sure to give them. I guess everyone and everything could always use a hug.

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