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The Family Tree

Posted by Mary D'Alba on Sunday, April 4, 2010, In : Poetry 
Look at all the branches
that are connected to you.
The history, the legacy,
the people, their experiences.
They are all a part of
who you are, the tree of you.
You are strong because
of the roots in the ground.
They have laid a foundation
to help you grow -
What family has been through,
how they handle situations,
what strength they provide,
how they lived.
It grows up from the ground,
becomes a part of your DNA,
and sprouts a strong trunk,
a strong life, shade for a rainy day...

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