Says a Tree to Man

 

I filled your stomach
you chopped my vertebrae
I lent you shelter
you snatched my quarters
now you can’t bear heat
you grumble then you grieve
what you sow you reap
garbage dumped in heaps
there’s time to restore
go back to your source
replant me threefold
retrieve green and gold
I promise you’ll gain
what you lost in vain

©Sunila

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About Sunila K

Based in Canary Islands, Spain, Sunila Khemchandani is a teacher, translator and writes poetry for love of English Literature. She has several poems published in English anthology collections (Wings, Change, Indus Valley, Heavenly Hymns, Poetic Symphonies, Synthesis - The Duet Anthology and in two of Brian Wrixon’s anthologies). In 2008, she won the position of the best annual poet in www.poetriesonline.com. Besides writing poems, she translates spiritual articles, books of her spiritual master, proof reading and transciption. Some of her translated works have been published and circulating.

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