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Jul 2019
I felt a tree's heart one summer
Night after the heatwave;
The wood was damp where abandoned
Roots drew the cool groundwater, still
Trying to make cells, shade, and scent
As they'd done for more years than I
Walked by without pause,
Until the tree was gone.
Written by
Juhlhaus  38/M/Chicago, Illinois
(38/M/Chicago, Illinois)   
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