Japanese Maple

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“Late Autumn Japanese Maple” – Mill Valley, California – Ed Callaert – As featured on PhotoBotos

Oh, Japanese Maple
Through your twisted branches I see
Thin rays of sun
Pouring down on me.
You reach up
And out with your spiraled arms
Your trunk thick and sturdy
Rooted in my yard.

Oh, Japanese Maple
The beauty you spread
With your pink hair
Dancing in the wind.
Your leaves,
How they sway back and forth
Like a pendulum
In tune with the beat of my heart.

Oh, Japanese Maple
The breaths you take
You swallow them whole
As your blossoms fly away, away!
Oh, Japanese Maple
The memories you bring
Of the times that have passed by
Sense you were just a seed.

Breath-Taking

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Red rose petals

falling

falling

As she reached for her book

sinking

sinking

She waded in the river

not caring

not caring

To get wet.
Her delicate fingers

reaching

reaching

For rim soaked pages.
Tears

streaming

streaming

Down her flushed cheeks.
Her black hair

skimming

skimming

The water, waist deep…
She was breath-taking.

_picture it & write inspiration. Just a “breath-taking” photo. Please check it out ;]

Too Good To Be True

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There is no way you are real

Everything you say and feel

Is too good to be true

Just who exactly made you?

There must be a zipper on your bare back

Gears behind your eyelids

Where do you hold your battery pack?

Or do you have to plug into an outlet?

Is there some kind of chip they equipped you with?

Are all your memories fabricated?

There is no way you are real

Everything you say and feel

Is too good be true

Just who exactly made you?