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I'm the Oak

June 16, 2015
By BoobooBeetle DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
BoobooBeetle DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
“A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.”
G.K. Chesterton

"And you, you ridiculous people, you expect me to help you."
Denis Johnson

I'm the oak,

Tall and held firm

On what I believed

And how I grew up.


But one day,

It fell to the ground

In a horrid storm

That howled as I hit the dirt.


I moved,

It moved.

It fell,

I fell.


But one day,

Someone came along

And planted us back up

To the high place we used

To always dominate.

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