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Before he would have harvested a tree,
hacked off its limbs,
skinned it,
torn it from the earth,
shaved one by one its cells - its outer core,
until it was what he believed it was,

no more a tree.

Wiser, he walks deep in to the wood,
underneath a forest giant he stops,
looks up in to the leafy branches, sighs,
climbs and sheds his tears upon its boughs.
I feel my poetry has improved since I first joined DA (I am not talking about this poem but my poetry in general). This poem is about the process of creating and how I have learned that less can be more.
I took my friends on a treasure hunt and I showed them nature alone, they were disappointed. Here are my bare hands, unadorned, and now you tell me it was the clothes and jewels I used to wear that you loved, not me.
Here is a tree, unadorned. It may be deformed and ugly, but it is a tree. I hope you get the message, friends.
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The Sculptor by *somnomollior Growth as an artist is important, especially when you can notice how far you have come. ( Suggested by LiliWrites and Featured by Beccalicious )
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somnomollior Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013   Writer
Wow!  Thanks for all the faves everyone.  Sorry I can't personally thank you all but 136 replys would probably take me months or years to do.
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LiliWrites Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
:tighthug: Congratulations on the DD!
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somnomollior Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014   Writer
Thank you!  This was a surprise to find after being away for so long.
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Sigma-Echo-Seven Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013  Student Writer
Poignant, and understanding.
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somnomollior Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014   Writer
Thank you!  Sorry to take so long in replying but I have had a long holiday from DA.
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oviedomedina Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013
Simply touching. Thank you.
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somnomollior Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014   Writer
Thank you!  Sorry to take so long in replying but I have had a long holiday from DA.
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oviedomedina Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014
No problem!
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lalagabrysia Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013  Student General Artist
Oh wow. This is beautiful.
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somnomollior Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014   Writer
Thank you!  Sorry to take so long in replying but I have had a long holiday from DA.
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