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If you were an ivy vine

would you spread

across the foothills, and

wind your way

through sharp pitched mountains

curling ’round

the fallen log

where it bridges

the muddy slough?

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And would you wend your way

around deep lakes and

through the tangled valleys

to the stand of trees

where you’d remember me?

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Would you wrap

around my trunk and

spiral through my branches

as you followed every curve

to the top

where we both

could touch the sky?

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And at noon

when you felt

the warm lips

of the sun

upon your leaves

would you sink your roots

into my bark?

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I think you’d grow on me.

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(c) 2013, 2018  Betty Hayes Albright

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