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  • Tree As Winter
    658 words
    1.) What lips my lips have kissed and when and why, 2.) I have forgotten, and what arms have lain 3.) Under my head till morning; but the rain 4.) Is full of ghosts tonight, that tap and sigh 5.) Upon the glass and listen for reply, 6.) And in my heart there stirs a quiet pain 7.) For unremembered lads that not again 8.) Will turn to me at midnight with a cry. 9.) Thus in winter stands the lonely tree, 10.) Nor knows what birds have vanished one by one 11.) Yet knows its boughs more silent that ...
  • Young Hunter And The Rare White Heron
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    Sarah Orne Jewett A White Heron There were two similar, but different people that crossed each other's path one night. They would find how important a friendship would be, if put on the line for one's life. Sylvia would have to make a decision that would define everything she stood for in her life". The woods were already filled with shadows one June evening, just before eight o'clock, though a bright sunset still glimmered faintly among the trunks of the trees. A little girl was driving home he...
  • Use Of Trees
    433 words
    Trees are terrific. They cover the world and provide air and beauty for all to enjoy. Yes indeed trees are terrific. There are many uses for trees and their byproducts. Everywhere we look there are trees or some kind of shrub that always give us something to look at. Trees make life more pleasant. They make the world beautiful. When we go and lay in parks where there are lots of trees we feel peaceful, at ease, and most of all happy. Trees make people more at ease and have also shown that hospit...
  • Smith's Novel A Tree Grows In Brooklyn
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    "A person who pulls himself up from a low environment via the boot-strap route has two choices. Having risen above his environment, he can forget it; or, he can rise above it and never forget it and keep compassion in his heart for those has left behind him in the cruel up climb". (pg 129) Betty Smith's novel A Tree Grows In Brooklyn is a tale of poignant family relationships and childhood and also of grim privation. The story revolves around the protagonist of the story, young Francie Nolan. Sh...
  • Oak Trees For Rain
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    The Danger in Self-Sacrifice In his second novel, To a God Unknown, John Steinbeck explores his protagonist's relationship with and worship of the land. While the use of the land as a character in itself is nothing unusual in Steinbeck's work, this novel is somewhat different in that it explores a more mythological perspective on man's relationship to his land. Joseph Wayne's hunger for the land was a common sentiment among those who settled the west. A yearning for land is, in fact, the dream u...
  • Fir Tree
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    I fell from a fir tree. oh my god... is this me or what? What tree did you fall from? Find your birthday, find your tree and then scroll down... This is really cool and somewhat accurate, also in line with Celtic astrology. Jan 01 to Jan 11 - Fir Tree Jan 12 to Jan 24 - Elm Tree Jan 25 to Feb 03 - Cypress Tree Feb 04 to Feb 08 - Poplar Tree Feb 09 to Feb 18 - Cedar Tree Feb 19 to Feb 28 - Pine Tree Mar 01 to Mar 10 - Weeping Willow Tree Mar 11 to Mar 20 - Lime Tree Mar 21 - Oak Tree Mar 22 to Ma...
  • Places Tree
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    Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush, by Virginia Hamilton, was first published in 1982. The estimated reading level for this book is twelve years old and up. Some of the issues examined in the book, such as child abuse, disease, and drug use, will be better understood by junior high age students. This novel would probably attract more female readers than male. The protagonist is a teenage girl named Tree who lives with her mentally challenged brother, Dab. She is responsible for taking care of herself ...
  • Bare Trees
    491 words
    Person: He stands five foot five. His hair is blonde and brown. His eyes are brown as well. He listens to punk music, Nofx being his favorite band. He likes to go fishing in his grandmother's back yard, and hunt as well. He is nice to all who are nice to him. He never turns down a friend in need, even if he is in need as well. He is overweight, but it doesn't bring him down. He wears a necklace with his name on it, and a balled chain as well. He wears a chain bracelet around his wrist. He often ...
  • Tree Of Life
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    Jordan Case When I saw the sixty-foot drop from the top of the ramp, I had never been more terrified in my entire life. My mother and I were at Disney World for the first time, and I was sitting beside her on this monster about to plunge into the waiting waters below. She had surprised me with this trip the summer of my sixth grade year, probably because she had not heard the end of it once my cousin went and told me all about the fun he had. I convinced myself on the plane that I wasn't going t...
  • Products From The Rubber Trees
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    Rubber is said to be the native of Brazil, in South-America. It is said that some of the sailors who went with Columbus in his voyage of discovery found children playing with a kind of ball that could bounce. In 1736, a Frenchman discovered that it came from tree. He was hence the pioneer of the rubber plantation. Rubber trees were planted in Malaysia only in recently. Rubber is called the "Green-gold" of Malaysia because the product earns millions of dollars annually for the country. Rubber pla...

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