The trees are coming into leaf
Like something almost being said;
The recent buds relax and spread,
Their greenness is a kind of grief.
Is it that they are born again
And we grow old? No, they die too,
Their yearly trick of looking new
Is written down in rings of grain.
Yet still the unresting castles thresh
In fullgrown thickness every May.
Last year is dead, they seem to say,
Begin afresh, afresh, afresh.

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Katie Little
alrededor de 5 años

Love the line 'written down in rings of grain'... (-8

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Y. J. Hall Parker Jennings Lucas Lijewski Kim Sidhu Nehal Vaidya Mario Pazo Katie Little Kathryn Mills Chris Thomas Andrew Carless Love Loyalty Lies J H Kerr spandan Jonathan De Oliveira JH

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