Sunday, October 3, 2010

Place a Mirror By A Tree - a poem by Felix Dennis

Place a mirror by a tree;
Tell me now, what do you see?

Which of you will feed the earth?
Which of you contains more worth?

Which of you with sheltering arm
Keeps a thousand things from harm?

Which of you is nature's bane?
Which is Abel? Which is Cain?

Which of you is God's delight?
Which of you a parasite?

Place a mirror by a tree;
Tell me now - what do you see?



This was in a train on the Northern line last night. I saw it on the way to Nick's party. Had not ever heard of Felix Dennis before but I absolutely love this poem.

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